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Genetic Selection : Displaying 11-20 of 419
US 'Will Not Fund Research For Modifying Embryo DNA'
[Quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
by James Gallagher
April 30th, 2015
Modifying the DNA of embryos is a "line that should not be crossed", a leading figure in US research says.
Statement on NIH Funding of Research Using Gene-Editing Technologies in Human Embryos
by Francis Collins
National Institute of Health
April 29th, 2015
There are unquantifiable safety issues, ethical issues presented by altering the germline in a way that affects the next generation without their consent, and a current lack of compelling medical applications justifying the use of CRISPR/Cas9 in embryos.
CRISPR Patent Fight Now a Winner-Take-All Match
by Antonio Regalado
MIT Technology Review
April 15th, 2015
Lab notebooks could determine who was first to invent a revolutionary gene-editing technology.
Masters of our Future: Genetic Tweaking with Mitochondrial Donation
by Max Gorynski
Shout Out UK
April 14th, 2015
It raises a question that itself provokes as much awe as anxiety: can we really modify our nature, and to what end?
Genome Editing: Time to Ask the Tough Questions
by Silvia Camporesi
The Huffington Post
April 14th, 2015
It is a bit disheartening that we seem not to have made any progress when it comes to governing science in 40 years, and that we refer to Asilomar as the exemplar of practice of governing science.
Panel discussion on the Ethical and Social Policy Considerations of Novel Techniques for Prevention of Maternal Transmission of Mitochondrial DNA Diseases (March/April 2015) [VIDEO]
[With CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
Genetic Engineering, Humankind Creeps Toward A 'Planet Of The Apes'
by Laurent Alexandre
April 7th, 2015
The astounding developments in nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology and cognitive science are posing problems that we thought only existed in science fiction.
Human Genetic Engineering Demands more than a Moratorium
by Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut and Krishanu Saha
April 7th, 2015
Expert calls for a moratorium on germline gene engineering are no substitute for richer public debate on the ethics and politics of our biotechnological futures.
Why is the Scientific World Abuzz about an Unpublished Paper? Because it Could Permanently Change Human DNA
by Ashley Csanady
April 6th, 2015
Scientists around the world are anticipating the results of a Chinese study that would mark the first time DNA in a human embryo has been modified in a way that would carry into future generations.
Who Owns CRISPR?
by Jenny Rood
April 3rd, 2015
“The technology seems so powerful, the technology seems so profitable, and the intellectual property issues seem so irreconcilable that it’s a big mystery as to what’s going to happen.”
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Disability Community and Identity: Perceptions of Prenatal Screening
The New Eugenics
Letter to HFEA on Sex Selection
Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible? [PDF]
Open Letter on Sex Selection to Fertility Industry Trade Group
The Disability Rights Critique of Prenatal Genetic Testing [PDF]
Editing Of Human Embryo Genes Raises Ethics Questions
The Need for UK Surrogacy Law Reform
Who's Advising the Government on Human Genetics?
US Congress Moves to Block Human-Embryo Editing
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