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Putting Ourselves in Harm's Way: Thoughts on Pinker and the Role of Bioethics
by Nathaniel Comfort,
August 12th, 2015
Nathaniel Comfort confronts Steven Pinker and the legacy of biomedicine, arguing ethicists and historians need to "get in harm's way to spare harm to others."
CRISPR Race Heats Up As Gates, Crossovers Put $120M Into Editas
by Ben Fidler
August 10th, 2015
Some of the biggest names on Wall Street and elsewhere are handing the largest round of funding yet to a CRISPR-Cas9 startup.
Designing Life from Scratch: A Fledgling Field is About to Take Off
by Lisa M. Krieger
San Jose Mercury News
August 8th, 2015
Scientists increasingly are designing life from scratch, using inexpensive, fast and accurate tools to create and assemble strands of DNA like tinkertoys.
The ethical and social concerns of modifying our DNA
[cites CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
by Devin Powell
August 3rd, 2015
"Scientists may be being carried away by their own enthusiasm for what they’ve developed," says Marcy Darnovsky.
'Gene Drive': Scientists Sound Alarm Over Supercharged GM Organisms Which Could Spread in the Wild and Cause Environmental Disasters
by Steve Connor
August 2nd, 2015
Scientists fear new technique for generating “supercharged” genetically modified organisms that can spread rapidly in the wild may be misused and cause health emergency or environmental disaster.
CRISPR/Cas Gene-Editing Technique Holds Great Promise, but Research Moratorium Makes Sense Pending Further Study
by Jeff Bessen
July 29th, 2015
In the enthusiasm and hype surrounding CRISPR, it is easy to forget that the technology has been in wide use for barely three years and the accompanying risks are not yet known.
The Facts Behind #CRISPRfacts and the Hype Behind CRISPR
by Jonathan Chernoguz
July 28th, 2015
's hyped CRISPR cover article triggered a wave of tweets and criticism.
Cutting-Edge Technology and Mitochondrial Diseases - Where is the Limit?
by Dusko Ilic
July 27th, 2015
In their latest study, Shoukrat Mitalipov and collaborators report on two potential 'gene correction' strategies that can help patients with mitochondrial diseases.
The Power to Remake a Species
[quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]
by Rebecca Boyle
Future of Life Institute
July 23rd, 2015
CRISPR could be used to eliminate malaria-carrying mosquitoes, but further public discussion is needed.
Slipping Into Eugenics? Nathaniel Comfort on the History Behind CRISPR
by Elliot Hosman
July 23rd, 2015
A historian unravels the social and political context of genetic research and eugenics in the United States.
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CGS Summary of Public Opinion Polls
UNESCO Declarations on Bioethics and Human Rights
Cloning and Germline Intervention: U.S. Perspectives
The New Eugenics
The Threshold Challenge of the New Human Genetic Technologies
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The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified Humans
Why Environmentalists Should Be Concerned
In Utero Somatic Gene Transfer Proposals
The Quiet Campaign for Genetically Engineered Humans
Say "No" To Germline Engineering
The New Eugenics: The Case Against Genetically Modified Humans
Protecting the Endangered Human [PDF]
Hacking CRISPR: Patents, Gene Therapy & Embryos
The World’s Most Expensive Medicine Is a Bust
Scientists are trying to use CRISPR to fix everything. What’s wrong with that?
Public Opposes Human Germline “Enhancement” by Overwhelming Majority
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