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Technology Updates: Inheritable Genetic Modificationby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesJanuary 14th, 2010Two new technologies may make inheritable genetic modification significantly more feasible.
Return of the GenRich?by Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesOctober 29th, 2009There has been a brief flurry of discussion about future separate species of humans.
Monkeys, Mitochondria, and the Human Germline by Jesse ReynoldsBioethics ForumSeptember 18th, 2009The researchers into radically novel techniques display an alarmingly casual attitude toward risks to the potential children born, the difficulties and dangers of obtaining the large numbers of the required women's eggs, and the potentially dire social consequences of human inheritable genetic modification.
Michael Sandel on genetics, morality, and a new politics of the common goodby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesSeptember 11th, 2009"It is tempting to think that bioengineering our children and ourselves for success in a competitive society is an exercise of freedom. But changing our nature to fit the world, rather than the other way around, is actually the deepest form of disempowerment."
New Genetic Therapy [includes audio]by Oregon Public BroadcastingThink Out LoudSeptember 1st, 2009CGS's Marcy Darnovsky and researcher Shoukhrat Mitolipov debate the implications of a new study about mitochondrial DNA for inheritable genetic modification on this call-in radio show.
Live mice and sperm - both from stem cells - create new social and ethical challengesPublic interest group calls for federal oversight of reproductive usesJuly 26th, 2009Recent developments in cell reprogramming methods raise significant new ethical and social challenges.
Other uses for laboratory-produced sperm?by Jesse ReynoldsBiopolitical TimesJuly 13th, 2009Advances in laboratory-produced sperm--if perfected--could also be used for other purposes, including troubling ones.
Monkey see, monkey glow[Quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Tom AbateGlobal PostJune 2nd, 2009Altered primates bring inherited genetic modification closer to humans.
Modified Marmoset in the Mediaby Jesse ReynoldsBiopolitical TimesMay 29th, 2009American media coverage of genetically modified primates was remarkably thin, and few articles mentioned social and ethical implications
Glowing Green Monkeys Illustrate Important but Controversial Advanceby Rob SteinWashington PostMay 28th, 2009Scientists have created the first genetically modified monkeys that can pass their new genetic attributes to their offspring
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