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Welcome to DownTown Abbeyby Jane RidleyPage Six MagazineDecember 6th, 2012New York City's modern-day dukes and duchesses blur the lines between upstairs and downstairs, demanding their household help provide everything from donated eggs to properly behaved aquatic animals.
The Definitive Book on the Strange History of BiDilby Osagie ObasogieBiopolitical TimesDecember 6th, 2012Jonathan Kahn's new Race In A Bottle is an extraordinary account of the birth, life, and death(?) of the first drug to receive FDA approval for a specific racial group.
U.S. Fertility Care: Ignoring Minorities? by Jim HawkinsThe Huffington PostDecember 1st, 2012A new report about the websites of U.S. fertility clinics details the vast over-representation of white babies. Could this be behind the relative lack of racial minorities using fertility treatments?
Tesla, Eugenics And Rationalizing Dehumanizationby Alex KnappForbesNovember 19th, 2012Famed inventor Nikola Tesla was an ardent supporter of eugenics, predicting universally established eugenics by the year 2100.
Law Lags as Aussies Employ Overseas Surrogate Mums[radio transcript]by Damien CarrickABC (Australia) RadioNationalOctober 23rd, 2012Though surrogacy is illegal in Australia, a child is born in India to Australian parents every day. What are the legal and ethical dimensions of hiring a woman from another country as a surrogate?
DNA Analysis: Far From an Open-and-Shut CaseForensic evidence is widely considered to be the result of purely objective lab tests, but there's growing proof that psychological bias plays a partby Vaughan BellGuardian [UK]October 13th, 2012DNA forensics can become less a case of "matching barcodes" than one of deciding whether any one of the numerous and disjointed "barcode fragments" seem to fit the original.
Economics and Genetics Meet in Uneasy UnionUse of population-genetic data to predict economic success sparks war of words.by Ewen CallawayNatureOctober 10th, 2012A paper about to be published in a prestigious economics journal claims that a country’s genetic diversity can predict the success of its economy. Critics of the study see genetic determinism, and even racism.
New Director's Experience a Plus for MSU, but his Controversial Views Concern Someby Matthew MillerLansing State JournalOctober 6th, 2012The newly appointed vice president of research at Michigan State University holds controversial views about genes and intelligence.
Complete Video Now Online for Eugenics in California: A Legacy of the Past?by Center for Genetics and SocietyBiopolitical TimesSeptember 28th, 2012A video recording of a public event at Berkeley School of Law about the legacies of eugenics in California.
Using Race in Medicine? Seven Guidelines for Doing so Responsiblyby Jessica CussinsBiopolitical TimesSeptember 17th, 2012A recent commentary in Scientific American notes the difficulties of dealing with race in medical research and points to seven helpful guidelines.
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