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September 18, 2008
  • Announcing BioPolicyWiki: An online tool tracking global biotechnology policies
  • New CGS Publication; New Look and Name for Genetic Crossroads
  • Stem Cell Research in the US Presidential Election
  • Neo-con Logic: Designer Babies for All
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News


August 21, 2008
  • Stem Cell Research and the Presidential Candidates
  • The Strange Saga of "Bernann" McKinney and her Cloned Dog Booger
  • Breadline Or Egg Line?
  • The True Believer
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News


July 16, 2008
  • CGS Testifies at First US Congressional Hearing on Global Governance of Human Biotech
  • New Dog Cloning Companies; Old Tricks
  • Stem Cell Roundup
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News and Views


June 11, 2008
  • Disgraced Stem Cell Researcher Turns to Dog Cloning for Cash
  • Red Flags Over Consumer Genetics
  • Congressional Hearing on International Governance of Human Biotechnologies
  • Race-specific Drugs: Regulatory Trends and Public Policy
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


May 14, 2008
  • U.S. Researchers Create Genetically Modified Human Embryo
  • U.S. set to swell its criminal DNA database
  • So you think you own your body?
  • Sex selection: On sale here
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


April 16, 2008
  • Genetically Modified Humans? No Thanks.
  • CGS on National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation
  • Are We Headed for a Sci-Fi Dystopia?
  • How to Break the Stem Cell Logjam
  • The Many Hats of Robert Klein
  • Child Abuse: UK Police Want Genes of 5-Year-Old "Future Criminals"
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News and Views


March 17, 2008
  • Female Sperm and Gay Guinea Pigs
  • Genomes of the Rich and Famous
  • PhRMA and BIO Self-Image: Downtrodden and Besieged
  • A Day Late and a Dollar Short
  • More Media Coverage of Surrogacy Outsourcing
  • Looking for Donor Dads
  • Cloning, Children, and Consent
  • California Stem Cell Research Program Update
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News


February 7, 2008
  • Please welcome... Generations Ahead
  • A new path for stem cell research, without Holy Grails
  • New Book Makes Dangerous Claim That Inequality Is Genetic
  • Geneticizing Disease: Implications for Racial Health Disparities
  • Making Waves, Practicing Wisdom
  • CGS News: 2007 Report on Activities
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


December 21, 2007
  • 2007 in Review:
    • Reprogramming the Stem Cell Debate
    • Googling Your Genes
    • Scientific Racism Redux
    • Controversy Escalates at California Stem Cell Program
    • The Baby Business Makes News
    • Eugenics: Remembered. Re-imagined. Revived?
  • CGS Event: Shannon Brownlee on Overtreated
  • Book Review: Richard Hayes on Babies by Design and Enhancing Evolution
  • New from CGS: A Reproductive Justice Framework for Assisted Reproduction
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


November 29, 2007
  • Moving Beyond the Stem Cell Wars
  • Beyond the Embryo Fight
  • Stem-Cell Science Outruns Political Debate
  • Undue Influence at the Stem Cell Institute
  • Human Cloning Isn’t Monkey Business
  • Watson's Dark Vision
  • GM Watch
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News


October 25, 2007
  • James Watson's Legacy: Promoting a New Eugenics
  • Nobel Notions and the Uses of Genetics
  • In-Home Genetic Tests Represent Risk
  • Food from Cloned Animals: A Bait and Switch?
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


September 26, 2007
  • The New CGS Website
  • Google Wants to Track Your Medical History - And Your Genome
  • Medical Exploitation
  • Special Focus: Lessons of the Recent Gene Therapy Death
  • The Rebirth of a Nation?
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


August 29, 2007
  • Death in Gene Therapy Experiment Rocks Field
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


July 26, 2007
  • Reflections on Repro-Genetics: Liberals and Progressives Weigh In
  • Do Two Friedman Units Equal One Okarma?
  • The Latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • CGS in the News
  • Other News and Views


June 29, 2007
  • Bigger than Dolly?
  • Synthetic Biology: Venter's Trillion-Dollar Dream Spotlights Dangers of "Self-Regulation"
  • Prisoners and Clinical Trials: Cruel and Unusual Ethics?
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • Other News


May 31, 2007
  • Hypertension: What Oprah Doesn't Know
  • Experts Slam UK Decision to Allow Human-Animal Embryos, Relax Rules
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


April 30, 2007
  • The Case Against Perfection: New Book by Noted Scholar
  • First U.S. Public Funding of Research Cloning Tainted by Scandal and Questions
  • California Stem Cell Update: Internal Power Struggles and Pending Legislation
  • House of Representatives Passes Ban on Genetic Discrimination
  • Federal Bill to Ban Patents on Human Genes Introduced
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


February 28, 2007
  • Researchers push for looser rules on procuring women's eggs
  • UK campaign to stop genetically modified human embryos
  • Our Biopolitical Future: Four Scenarios
  • Bill to end human gene patents introduced in House
  • California stem cell update
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


January 26, 2007
  • Important changes in UK law on reproductive and genetic technologies
  • Stem cell research in the US
  • National Council of Churches adopts policies on human biotechnology
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


December 14, 2006
  • 2006: Year in Review
  • California's stem cell research program: An update
  • The latest from Biopolitical Times
  • CGS News
  • Other News


November 15, 2006
  • Announcing the CGS Blog: Biopolitical Times
  • New Directions for Stem Cell Politics?
  • Beyond Bioethics: Groundbreaking Proposal on Human Biotech Policy
  • Call for Public Comments on UK Eggs-for-Research Policy
  • Toward Fair Cures: Health Disparities and Stem Cell Research
  • Eugenics Conference
  • CGS News
  • Other News


October 20, 2006
  • California Victory: Standards and Safeguards on Eggs for Research
  • After the Hwang Scandal: Korean Women's Groups Hold International Conference
  • Stem Cells in Election Season: Surprisingly Low Profile
  • California Stem Cell Agency Moves to Dampen Expectations
  • Better Late than Never: Scientists Discuss Risks of Egg Procurement
  • Calls for a Moratorium on Food from Cloned Animals
  • Survey of Fertility Clinics: Selection Technologies Widespread in the U.S.
  • Showdown on Research Cloning in Australia
  • CGS News
  • Other News


September 14, 2006
  • Stem Cells on Missouri's Ballot: Much Political Ado, Little Policy Meaning
  • Fake it Til You Make it
  • Stem Cell Gold Rush
  • Stem Cells in California
  • CGS News
  • Other News


August 4, 2006
  • After the vote and the veto: Making sense of stem cell politics
  • The Senate stem cell package: Understanding the three bills
  • California stem cell research program: The governor's blank check
  • Book reviews: Stem cells, enhancement and cloning
  • When is a racial pharmacy bad medicine?
  • The Future of Bioethics in a Divided Democracy
  • Other News


June 29, 2006
  • A Decade After Dolly
  • CGS Authors Stem Cell Report Published by The Century Foundation
  • Progressive Values and Stem Cell Research at Take Back America
  • California Stem Cell Missteps Continue
  • California Bill on Eggs for Research Approved by Assembly Committee
  • Transhumanists Declare the “Right” to be Super-Human
  • CGS News
  • Other News


May 12, 2006
  • The Hwang Saga Continues: A Genetic Crossroads Exclusive
  • California Bill on Eggs for Research Unanimously Approved by Committee
  • Groups Protest Proposed Loosening of UK Guidelines on Eggs for Research
  • LGBT Community Discusses Reproductive and Genetic Technologies
  • Pro-Choice, Public Interest Groups Call for Stronger California Stem Cell Standards
  • CIRM Court Ruling Does Little to Solve Its Problems
  • CGS News
  • Other News


March 29, 2006
  • Cloning Scientist No Longer Supreme
  • The Baby Business
  • Policy Developments on Women's Eggs
  • CGS News
  • Other News


February 23, 2006
  • Rethinking research cloning?
  • California stem cell program still missing the mark
  • Research cloning scandal grows to include fraud, kickbacks, and bribes
  • University tries to downplay U.S. researcher's role in cloning fraud
  • Eggs for research: Endangering women's health?
  • The World Economic Forum addresses human biotechnologies
  • CGS News
  • Other News


January 27, 2006
  • C- for the California stem cell research program
  • Korea and beyond: Hwang faces criminal charges as the scandal widens to the United States
  • Women's eggs for research: Scandal expands
  • Calls for effective oversight and regulation
  • Other news


December 15, 2005
  • Faked data, unethical egg procurement, cover-ups, lies: Stem cell and cloning scandal highlights need for real regulation
  • California stem cell research continues to stumble
  • Reproductive Justice for All: A US Policy Conference
  • National Council of Churches approves policy on new human biotechnologies
  • Eggs versus Ethics in Stem Cell Debate
  • CGS News
  • Other News


November 10, 2005
  • Fertility Doctors Announce Sex Selection "Clinical Trial" That Will Create Children For Experimental Study
  • World Stem Cell Foundation: End Run Around Oversight?
  • San Francisco Clinic Set To Provide Eggs For Research
  • California Stem Cell Program: A Billion-Dollar Bait And Switch?
  • Sacramento State Hosts First Ever Conference On The History Of California Eugenics
  • Baby Gender Mentor Is Fraudulent, Some Women Say
  • Jose Canseco And Human Genetic Engineering: Will He Be Right Again?


September 29, 2005
  • MENTORING GENDER, SELECTING SEX
  • CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM: CONTINUING CONTROVERSY
  • Who gets the profits?
  • First grants announced but funding sources uncertain
  • Bill to reform Prop 71 passes State Senate 39-0
  • NY Times pegs human biotech as coming Supreme Court priority
  • Jose Canseco: "Super humans walking around in 5 to 8 years"
  • Move to gut UK oversight body
  • Florida stem cell initiative: Lessons from California's mistakes?
  • UK's Lord Robert Winston slams stem cell claims
  • Campaign to End Sex Selection
  • California symposium on eugenics and genetic engineering, Oct. 21


August 4, 2005
  • ANNOUNCEMENT: CGS RECEIVES "LOCAL HERO" AWARD FROM SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN
  • Senator Frist's stem cell shift
  • Dog cloning reopens controversy
  • UPDATE: PUBLIC INTEREST CHALLENGES TO CALIFORNIA STEM CELL INSTITUTE CONTINUE
  • RESOURCES
  • LEGISLATIVE UPDATES
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS
  • IN THE NEWS
  • CGS NEWS
  • One step forward, two steps back


May 31, 2005
  • STEM CELL CONTROVERSIES CONTINUE TO GROW
  • RESOURCES
  • NEWS
  • CGS NEWS
  • IN MEMORIUM, MARC LAPPÉ, 1943-2005


March 31, 2005
  • CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM UNDER FIRE; CRITICS INCLUDE PROP. 71 SUPPORTERS
  • CONFUSION IN THE STATES OVER STEM CELLS; FEDERAL ACTION EXPECTED
  • UK GOVERNMENT REPORT SUPPORTS REPRODUCTIVE CLONING, SEX SELECTION
  • United Nations calls for Bans on Human Cloning
  • California Bill To Ban Cloned And Genetically Modified Pets
  • FoE Condemns Athletic "Gene Doping"
  • NEWS
  • RESOURCES
  • CGS NEWS


January 24, 2005
  • MOUNTING CONTROVERSY OVER STEM CELL INSTITUTE IN CALIFORNIA
  • REPORTS
  • EVENTS
  • RESOURCES
  • NEWS


December 2, 2004
  • SKEPTICISM AND QUESTIONS FOLLOW PASSAGE OF CALIFORNIA'S $3 BILLION STEM-CELL INITIATIVE
  • FEATURED EVENT: "THE NEXT FOUR YEARS, THE BIOTECH AGENDA AND THE HUMAN FUTURE: WHAT DIRECTION FOR LIBERALS AND PROGRESSIVES?"
  • UNITED NATIONS TO DRAFT "DECLARATION AGAINST HUMAN CLONING"
  • 7th Annual World Congress of Bioethics: A Report
  • RESOURCES
  • Research cloning, PGD, and nuclear transfer in the United Kingdom
  • New Zealand Legislation
  • NEWS


September 23, 2004
  • PROPOSITION 71—"THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL RESEARCH AND CURES ACT"
  • "HUMANS 2.0: WILL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN BE GENETICALLY MODIFIED?" BERKELEY, SEPT. 28
  • GENETIC DOPING AND THE OLYMPICS
  • EVENTS
  • RESOURCES
  • NEWS


July 9, 2004
  • Report from the Gender and Justice in the Gene Age Conference
  • Special Review: New Controversies over Stem Cells and Cloning
  • CGS PRESENTATIONS AND EVENTS
  • Latest Resources
  • NEWSDAY SERIES ON SEX SELECTION
  • IN THE NEWS
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


April 9, 2004
  • Report from the Gender and Justice in the Gene Age Conference
  • Special Review: New Controversies over Stem Cells and Cloning
  • CGS PRESENTATIONS AND EVENTS
  • Latest Resources
  • NEWSDAY SERIES ON SEX SELECTION
  • IN THE NEWS
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


Feburary 17, 2004 - Bulletin: The Korean Cloning Announcement
  • In the Wake of the Korean Cloning Announcement: An Analysis
  • Key Links and Commentary


January 13, 2004
  • TOP TEN DEVELOPMENTS OF 2003
  • FEATURE: HUMAN-ANIMAL CHIMERAS
  • RESOURCES
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


November 24, 2003
  • UK Agency Recommends Stronger Rules on Sex Selection
  • International Conference: Within and Beyond the Limits to Human Nature: The Challenge of the New Human Genetic Technologies - A CGS Special Report
  • United Nations Postpones Further Discussion on Treaty Banning Human Cloning: What Happened and Why? - A CGS Special Report
  • RESOURCES
  • IN THE NEWS
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS
  • CGS NEWS


October 2, 2003
  • CANADA CONSIDERS COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION ON ASSISTED REPRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES
  • ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER AND CLONING
  • RESOURCES
  • IN THE NEWS
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


August 20, 2003
  • Sex Selection Moves to Consumer Culture
  • MEDIA COVERAGE OF IVF'S 25TH BIRTHDAY
  • RESOURCES
  • IN THE NEWS
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT
  • TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS


July 11, 2003
  • TRANSHUMANISM RELOADED
  • IN THE NEWS
  • RESOURCES
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT


June 9, 2003
  • Summer Reading
  • IN THE NEWS
  • RESOURCES
  • LEGISLATIVE BEAT


May 9, 2003
  • MEDIA COVERAGE OF DNA AT FIFTY
  • IN THE NEWS
  • RESOURCES
  • FEDERAL LEGISLATION
  • STATE CLONING LEGISLATION
  • LEGISLATION IN CANADA AND SLOVAKIA


March 25, 2003 - Bulletin: Bill McKibben's new book available now: Enough


February 7, 2003
  • NEW HUMAN GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES ENGAGED AT THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM, PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL
  • SYMPOSIUM ON HUMAN CLONING, SOCIAL JUSTICE, HUMAN RIGHTS, THE ENVIRONMENT: WASHINGTON DC, FEBRUARY 25
  • CGS CONTRIBUTION TO UK’S PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SEX SELECTION
  • NEW STAFF
  • CHANGES TO CENTER’S WEBSITE


January 12, 2003
  • MEDIA REACTION TO RAELIAN CLONING CLAIM
  • TWO IMPORTANT OP-EDS
  • CGS AT THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM
  • UC REGENTS LECTURE BY CHARLES WEINER: "THE TROUBLED HELIX"


December 17, 2002
  • 2002: AN ASSESSMENT
  • NEW ADVOCACY OF INHERITABLE GENETIC MODIFICATION (IGM)
  • UPDATE ON THE PUSH FOR SEX SELECTION
  • TWO WORKSHOPS ON HUMAN GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES AT THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM
  • New study: Bioethics as "the ethics of the scientific establishment"
  • China, "The Cloning Superpower"
  • CGS NEWS: SYLLABI AND RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS ON CGS WEB SITE


November 26, 2002
  • SUPPORT FOR BANS ON HUMAN CLONING
  • SUPPORT FOR BANS ON HUMAN GENETIC MODIFICATION
  • CLONING FIRMS STUMBLE
  • CGS NEWS


October 25, 2002
  • Special Report: The United Nations Treaty on Human Cloning
  • German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer Calls for International Accord on Human Genetics
  • World Social Forum (WSF) to Address New Human Genetic Technologies
  • "Designer Baby" Advocate Gregory Stock Gives Keynote at Biotechnology Investment Conference
  • CGS News


September 18, 2002
  • UN Treaty to Ban Human Reproductive Cloning
  • World Congress of Bioethics
  • Australia Bans All Human Cloning
  • New York Times Reviews Gregory Stock's Redesigning Humans
  • Opera Addresses New Human Genetic Technologies
  • Genetic Crossroads


August 12, 2002
  • Two Important Events
  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) in the News
  • CGS news


July 11, 2002
  • World Watch Magazine Special Issue: "Beyond Cloning: The Risk of Rushing into Human Genetic Engineering"
  • New Articles and Op-Eds
  • Missed Message: Deeper Analysis of the President’s Council on Bioethics Report
  • CGS news


June 12, 2002
  • End Game in the Senate Cloning Debate
  • New op- eds by the Center for Genetics and Society
  • WHO report sanctions genetic enhancement and inheritable genetic modification
  • FDA acknowledges dangers of "de facto germline gene transfer" in fertility treatment
  • CGS news


April 30, 2002
  • INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS POLARIZATION ON HUMAN CLONING
  • MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
  • NEW RESOURCES ON CLONING AND HUMAN GENETIC MANIPULATION
  • NEW PROPOSALS TO "RETHINK OUR OPPOSITION TO EUGENICS"


March 6, 2002 - Bulletin: Update on Recent Activities of the Center for Genetics and Society


October 3, 2001
  • Health and Human Rights Leaders Call for International Ban on Cloning and Species-Altering Procedures
  • Human Cloning Advocate Pushes Fertility Clinics to OK Sex Selection
  • World Conference on Racism Addresses Human Genetic Engineering
  • Scientists Boycott Conference Organized by Human Cloning Advocate
  • Legislative Updates: Australia, Canada, Czechoslovakia
  • UPCOMING CONFERENCE: Gene Watch 2001: Workshops with the Experts
  • "EXPLORATORY INITIATIVE" IS NOW THE "CENTER FOR GENETICS AND SOCIETY"


August 18, 2001
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • Women's Health and Reproductive Rights Leaders Call for Cloning Ban
  • Cloning Advocates at the National Academy of Sciences
  • France and Germany Call for UN To Draft Global Cloning Treaty
  • EMBRYO CLONING AND STEM CELL RESEARCH
  • EVENTS AND RESOURCES


August 2, 2001 - Bulletin: The U.S. Congress Votes on Human Cloning: A Clouded Victory


June 21, 2001
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • TWO BILLS: A REAL CLONING BAN AND A BAN THAT ISN'T ONE
  • Canada Calls for Global Bans on Human Cloning, Germline Modification
  • OTHER NEWS
  • UPCOMING EVENTS
  • NEW RESOURCES


May 16, 2001
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • HUMAN CLONING UPDATE
  • "Next Step for Science" and "Shaping Things to Come"
  • Gerhard Shroder Rejects Human Genetic Manipulation
  • EVENTS AND RESOURCES


May 9, 2001 - Bulletin: Researchers Claim to Create Genetically Modified Children


March 31, 2001
  • US CONGRESS TO CONSIDER BAN ON HUMAN CLONING
  • INTERNATIONAL COALITION FORMING TO OPPOSE HUMAN CLONING AND INHERITABLE GENETIC MODIFICATION
  • REPORT FROM THE ANTINORI / ZAVOS CLONING WORKSHOP IN ROME
  • POINTERS AND QUOTES


February 21, 2001
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • UPCOMING EVENTS
  • American-Italian Team Says It Will Begin Cloning Effort
  • Biotech Industry Position on Human Cloning
  • David King on the Genome Announcement
  • POINTERS: SAMPLING OF ARTICLES ON HUMAN CLONING AND TECHNO-EUGENICS


January 30, 2001 - Bulletin : No Human Cloning


January 7, 2001
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • E Magazine Cover Story: "Designing People"
  • Disabled Peoples International Statement on Human Genetics
  • French Best-Selling Novel Celebrates a Post-Human Future
  • Two New Techniques Developed for Producing "Designer Sperm"
  • Bill Prohibiting Human Cloning Introduced in Texas
  • Flood of Responses to Watson's Genetic Determinism
  • Eduardo Kac on Transgenic Animals as Art
  • UPCOMING EVENTS


December 7, 2000
  • Netherlands Bank Code: No Funds for Human Genetic Modification
  • Human Cloning Effort by Religious Group Reportedly to Begin
  • New Comments on Human Genetic Modification by Noted Figures: James Watson, Daniel Wikler, Gregory Stock
  • Lawsuit in Gene Therapy Death Settled; Suspended Experiment Allowed to Resume
  • Embryo Cloning Debate Grows in Europe and UK
  • New Push for In Utero Gene Transfer
  • POINTERS


October 16, 2000
  • EDITORS' NOTE
  • NOT A DESIGNER BABY: Embryo Selection Provides Tissue Match for Sick Sister
  • New Bans on Human Genetic Modification in Japan and Netherlands
  • Greenpeace Prevents Patents on Pig-Human Embryos
  • Gelsinger wrongful death lawsuit names bioethicist Caplan
  • California Cloning Committee Meets in Los Angeles
  • Scientists, Activists, and Biotech Execs Debate Human Genetic Modification at State of the World Forum
  • Art Exhibits on Biotechnology
  • UPCOMING EVENTS


September 19, 2000
  • AAAS RELEASES REPORT ON HUMAN GERMLINE ENGINEERING
  • New Policies on Human Embryo Research in the US and UK
  • European Parliament Opposes UK Move on Embryo Cloning
  • British Medical Experts Predict Human Cloning Despite Strong Public Opposition
  • Supporters of Human Cloning Press Ahead
  • Disability Rights Critique of Prenatal Genetic Testing


August 4, 2000
  • The New Politics of Human Genetics: A Comment and a Request
  • Collins and Venter on Human Germline Engineering
  • Noteworthy Post-Announcement Media Accounts
  • "Human Genetics Calendar 2000 to 2040" by Corporate Futurist Joseph Coates
  • Lee Silver on "Type I" and "Type II" enhancements
  • Stuart Newman on the Hazards of Developmental Gene Modification
  • Support for Genetic Discrimination
  • Behind the Jesse Gelsinger Story
  • Reporting Rules for Gene Therapy Experiments to be Loosened


June 12, 2000
  • BREAKING NEWS: Human genome sequencing announcement imminent
  • A NOTE FROM THE EDITORS
  • UPCOMING EVENTS
  • RECENT EVENT
  • RAND study: "Biotechnology and Global Governance"
  • NEWS AND POINTERS REGARDING TECHNO-EUGENICS


May 10, 2000
  • ALERT: California Human Cloning Advisory Committee meets in San Francisco on Monday, May 15
  • "Rethinking ELSI," Harvard University, May 15-16
  • "The New Techno-Eugenics and the Threat to Global Equity and Human Development," Harvard University, May 18
  • "Enhancing the Human" symposium with Gregory Stock, Peter Sloterdijk, Daniel Kevles, Paul Billings, Gregory Benford; UCLA, May 21
  • "The Operable Human," Peter Sloterdijk, Harvard University, May 19
  • NEWS AND POINTERS REGARDING TECHNO-EUGENICS


April 16, 2000
  • Computer scientist Bill Joy warns of dangers posed by genetic engineering, nanotechnolgoy, and robotics
  • Conference on "Extended Life / Eternal Life"
  • Biodevastation 2000 addresses human genetic technologies
  • New book by Gregory Stock and John Campbell promotes human germline engineering
  • Council for Responsible Genetics issues "Genetic Bill of Rights"
  • More media attention to advocates of techno-eugenics
  • MORE LINKS TO NEWS ABOUT HUMAN GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES
  • NOTICES AND REQUEST FROM THE EDITORS
  • Atlantic Monthly article on corporate-university ties


February 28, 2000
  • Thanks to signators of the Open Letter
  • Report on the Symposium on Science, Ethics and Society: The 25th Anniversary of the Asilomar Conference
  • Agenda of the Symposium on Science, Ethics and Society: The 25th Anniversary of the Asilomar Conference
  • UPCOMING EVENT
  • Annas, Caplan, and Elias criticize Geron's Ethics Advisory Board
  • Wired Magazine: Prestigious researchers at Extropy Institute conference
  • NEWS AND POINTERS REGARDING TECHNO-EUGENICS


February 4, 2000
  • RECENT EVENTS
  • The Asilomar 25th anniversary symposium, the "Symposium on Science, Ethics and Society," will be held February 15-17 in Pacific Grove, CA.
  • AAAS Symposium: "Changing Our Genetic Future Through Germline Intervention," Washington DC, Monday, February 21
  • "The New Human Genetic Technologies and Social Justice," Santa Cruz, CA, Wednesday March 1
  • New Scientist: "The Last Taboo"
  • Lord Robert Winston: "Genetically Modified Babies Inevitable"
  • Charles Murray: "Deeper into the Brain"
  • Richard Hayes: "In the Pipeline: Genetically Modified Humans?"
  • International Network on Bioethics and Disability


December 26, 1999
  • A NOTE FROM THE EDITORS
  • January 27 California State Human Cloning Advisory Committee
  • February 15-17 Symposium on Science and Ethics in Society: The 25th Anniversary of the Asilomar Conference (Pacific Grove, CA)
  • February 21 AAAS Symposium: "Changing Our Genetic Future Through Germline Intervention" (Washington DC)
  • March 25-27 Biodevastation 4 (Boston, MA)
  • OTHER NEWS AND POINTERS


November 21, 1999
  • WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT
  • Anti-eugenics protest in London at Galton Society
  • John Horgan calls techno-eugenic predictions "irresponsible"
  • New article on human genetic engineering by Leon Kass
  • Time magazine provides forum for designer baby advocates
  • Developments in research on artificial chromosomes
  • Francis Fukuyama: The end of (human) history, reconsidered
  • Bioethicist Arthur Caplan predicts designer babies
  • Lester Thurow advocates genetic enhancement
  • German philosophers debate eugenic engineering


October 4, 1999
  • WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT
  • ASILOMAR 2
  • DER SPIEGEL COVER STORY
  • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS PROMOTING TECHNO-EUGENICS
  • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS OPPOSING TECHNO-EUGENICS


September 10, 1999
  • WELCOME TO TEEL
  • UPDATE AND PLANNING MEETING - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
  • POINTERS



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