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Can genes really predict how well you’ll do academically?
by Daphne Martschenko
July 26th, 2016
Genetic intelligence research has eugenic histories and may minimize the role of social and political environments.
Medical schools must play a role in addressing racial disparities
by Jocelyn Stried, Margaret Hayden, Rahul Nayajk & Cameron Nutt
July 25th, 2016
A legacy of racial injustice has shaped the institutions that train our doctors. This inequity recapitulates itself in medical curricula.
Taking Genomic Data Global
by Elizabeth Woyke
MIT Technology Review
July 25th, 2016
Precision medicine startups are now focusing on Asia.
The Dark Secrets of this Now-Empty Island in Maine
by David Jester
July 14th, 2016
Malaga Island was home to a fishing community. But in 1911, a racist pseudoscience and greedy politicians changed all that.
No One Should Edit The Genes Of Embryos To Make Babies, NIH Chief Says
[originally published as "At Gene Editing Meeting, Scientists Discuss God, Racism, Designer Babies"]
by Nidhi Subbaraman
July 14th, 2016
Opponents of germline gene editing have strong concerns about both the safety and social consequences of altering reproductive cells.
These People Were Likely Victims of a Swedish Eugenics Institution
by Jordan G. Teicher
July 5th, 2016
A photographer highlights the photos of eugenics victims whose stories have been ignored over the years.
A DNA Test Won’t Explain Elizabeth Warren’s Ancestry
by Matt Miller
June 29th, 2016
Could more data that would improve the precision of ancestry tests? Probably not — in fact, it might get more complicated.
Read Sonia Sotomayor’s Atomic Bomb of a Dissent Slamming Racial Profiling and Mass Imprisonment
by Mark Joseph Stern
June 20th, 2016
Her dissent explains the extent to which police violate predominantly black and brown people's bodily integrity during "stop and frisk" procedures.
Did Infamous Tuskegee Study Cause Lasting Mistrust of Doctors Among Blacks?
by Aaron E. Carroll
The New York Times
June 17th, 2016
The Tuskegee Study was a horrific instance of racism and injustice in medical research, but racism is a systemic condition of US health care, not an isolated event.
The False Promise of DNA Testing
by Matthew Schaer
June 1st, 2016
The forensic technique is becoming ever more common—and ever less reliable.
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Playing the Gene Card?
Geneticizing Disease [PDF]
When is the Racial Pharmacy Bad Medicine?
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Race and Reification in Science
Race and the Biotech Agenda
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Report from the Gender and Justice in the Gene Age Conference
Genism, Racism, and the Prospect of Genetic Genocide
Race and the New Reproduction (Chapter 6 of
Killing the Black Body
Comment on use of mitochondrial manipulation techniques by US scientists in Mexico
Breaking Taboo, Swedish Scientist Seeks To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos
Stem Cell Advocates and Critics Push Back on FDA Guidelines
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $3 Billion Investment To Cure All Disease
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