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Genetic Bill of Rights: Teetering on the brink of Massachusetts law? by Doug PetBiopolitical TimesMarch 31st, 2011The Massachusetts legislature will deliberate on the introduction of a Genetic Bill of Rights next week. Public interest advocates are signing on in support while others oppose.
3-Month Pregnancies for Hire: A Pure Fantasy? by Doug PetBiopolitical TimesMarch 24th, 2011Tze Chun’s short film Silver Sling depicts a grim future for commercial surrogacy, and reflects on a grim present.
New film depicts a genetically engineered, anti-gay future by Doug PetBiopolitical TimesMarch 17th, 2011Nisha Ganatra’s Beholder depicts a future in which children are genetically designed and homosexuality is screened out of the population.
Instant DNA fingerprinting with the push of a buttonby Doug PetBiopolitical TimesMarch 3rd, 2011A new rapid DNA analyzer is being tested for use by the Department of Homeland Security.
Forced sterilization considered in a UK court by Doug PetBiopolitical TimesFebruary 17th, 2011A British special court delayed its ruling on whether or not a woman with “significant learning disabilities” should be forcibly sterilized.
India moves toward regulation of assisted reproduction and surrogacy by Doug PetBiopolitical TimesFebruary 10th, 2011The Indian Ministry of Health has finalized its 2010 ART Regulation bill, which if approved will have enormous implications for global ART and surrogacy.
Your Next Book: Genetic Justiceby Doug PetBiopolitical TimesJanuary 13th, 2011A new book about the use of DNA-based techniques in the criminal justice system is a biopolitical must-read.
A Mississippi prison sentence: 16 years and a kidneyby Doug PetJanuary 6th, 2011The governor of Mississippi releases imprisoned sisters under the condition one agrees to donate a kidney to the other.
WikiLeaks Raise Genetic Concernsby Doug PetBiopolitical TimesDecember 2nd, 2010Wiki-leaked documents reveal US government efforts to stockpile DNA from foreign diplomats.
Fertility’s Mega-Mallby Doug PetBiopolitical TimesNovember 11th, 2010The “Fertility Show” in London literally displays how the ART industry is commidfying fertility.


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