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Whatever Happened to Human Experimentation?
by Carl Elliott
Hastings Center Report
January 1st, 2016
The choice to abandon the word “experiment” is emblematic of a larger movement beginning in the 1990s, in which many bioethics scholars moved from being critics of the research enterprise to being its champions.
Rulemaking Under Way for DNA Testing for Hawaiian Homelands
by Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
December 28th, 2015
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands has proposed rules that would allow the use of DNA evidence to prove ancestry.
Science is Embarrassingly White. That’s a Huge Problem.
by Daniela Hernandez
December 21st, 2015
“If you don’t diversify something like science, society doesn’t change and the people who have power and are in charge of knowledge generation, they do not change.”
Posts of 2015
by Elliot Hosman, Pete Shanks & Marcy Darnovsky,
December 20th, 2015
Here are a few of our favorites blogs of 2015.
Lack Of Diversity In Clinical Trials Presents Possible Health Consequences
by Rae Ellen Bichell
National Public Radio
December 17th, 2015
Despite striking ethnic disparities in the incidence and mortality of diseases like cancer and respiratory disease, minorities are not well represented in clinical trials.
Florida Police Used a Smidgen of DNA to try to Fully Reconstruct an Alleged Criminal's Face
by Erin Brodwin
December 2nd, 2015
Parabon Nanolabs recently analyzed some remnants of DNA from a crime scene — not for fingerprints, but to create a digital likeness of the alleged criminal's face.
San Diego Blood Donors Get Free Genome Sequencing
by David Wagner
November 24th, 2015
Illumina is asking 70 San Diego Blood Bank donors to consent to free sequencing to compile a DNA database for researchers working in the field of "precision" medicine.
Race and ethnicity have no real biological meaning
by Kevin Loria
November 20th, 2015
Genes can identify a person and find related people, but trying to fit groups of people into "races" was biologically inaccurate in the first place.
How Much Should a Woman Be Paid for Her Eggs?
by Jacoba Urist
November 4th, 2015
Is the money a woman receives for her eggs payment for her services, her discomfort, or her biological property?
Making Indigenous Peoples Equal Partners in Gene Research
by Ed Yong
October 23rd, 2015
After leaving a partnership with NIH in 2003, the Akimel O’odham (Pima) tribe is retaining control of their bio samples and shaping the goals of a diabetes project with genomic researchers.
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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
California’s Stem Cell Agency Considers “Editing” Human Embryos
IVF treatment: South African agency flies egg donors to Australia
Israeli Parents, Indian Surrogates, a Nepali Earthquake, and "Cheap White Eggs"
We Are This Close to "Designer Babies"
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