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Public interest group calls for strengthening global policies against human germline modification
April 22nd, 2015
“No researcher has the moral warrant to flout the globally widespread policy agreement against altering the human germline.”
Journalist Tells Sad History of NC Eugenics Program
by John Drescher
News & Observer
April 17th, 2015
For years the sterilization program was considered a forward-thinking approach to prevent those who were institutionalized or on welfare from having children.
The Conflict Between Human Rights And Biotechnological Evolution
by Srinivas Raman
April 11th, 2015
Genetically modifying humans has the potential to violate human rights and freedom and could possibly lead to catastrophic consequences for the human race if legalized and encouraged.
Genome Editing Poses Ethical Problems that we Cannot Ignore
by Anthony Wrigley and Ainsley Newson
March 31st, 2015
With great power comes great responsibility – and few subjects elicit such heated debates about moral rights and wrongs.
Attorneys: Sterilizations were Part of Plea Deal Talks
by Sheila Burke
March 28th, 2015
Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four times in the past five years.
165,000 Engagements End Due to ‘Genetic Incompatibilities’
by Hussain Hazzazi and Ayman Al-Saidalani
March 24th, 2015
In Saudi Arabia, health checkups are mandatory for engaged couples before they get married. The program aims to reduce the risk of having children with any blood or gastronomical diseases.
Lisa Ikemoto Guest Piece on Human Germline Genetic Modification
by Lisa C. Ikemoto
Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog
March 23rd, 2015
The call for a moratorium is as much a game changer as the technology itself. It creates an opportunity for research transparency and open exchange between the scientific community and the lay public.
American Scientists are Trying to Genetically Modify Human Eggs
by Steve Connor
March 13th, 2015
Editing the chromosomes of human eggs or sperm to create genetically modified IVF embryos is illegal in Britain and many other countries.
Industry Body Calls for Gene-Editing Moratorium
by Antonio Regalado
MIT Technology Review
March 12th, 2015
Gene-editing companies say research on altering the DNA of human reproductive cells is dangerous and unethical.
Scientists Sound Alarm Over DNA Editing of Human Embryos
by David Cyranoski
March 12th, 2015
Researchers call on scientists to agree not to modify human embryos — even for research.
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