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Craig Venter: 'This isn't a fantasy look at the future. We are doing the future'by Zo CorbynThe GuardianOctober 12th, 2013The scientist dubbed biology's "bad boy" wants to talk about his new book. A reader could be forgiven for thinking it is really aimed at the Nobel prize committee.
Genes Outside Nucleus Have Disproportionate EffectScience DailyOctober 12th, 2013New research shows that DNA located outside the nucleus has a disproportionately large effect on a cell's metabolism, which could complicate mitochondrial replacement treatments currently under consideration.
Roy Morgan Poll Shows Most Aussies Oppose Sex Selection for Babies by Kieran Campbellnews.com.auOctober 10th, 2013The first comprehensive poll of Australian attitudes towards sex selection shows only one in five people support it.
Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNAby Lauran NeergardAssociated Press / Seattle Post IntelligencerOctober 7th, 2013New parents in a few cities soon can start signing up for studies to explore whether genome sequencing fully mapping someone's genes to look for health risks should become a part of newborn care.
Weighing Surgeries in Light of a Breast Cancer Geneby Jill Werman HarrisNew York TimesOctober 7th, 2013For women with the BRCA gene mutation considering risk-reducing surgery to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes, it is a struggle to balance conflicting information about whether to include a hysterectomy.
The Arlene Bynon Show[With CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Arlene BynonThe Arlene Bynon ShowOctober 7th, 2013Marcy Darnovsky discusses 23andMe's recent "designer baby" patent with on a national affairs program broadcast on SiriusXM.
My Problem with "Taboo" Behavioral Genetics? The Science Stinks!by John HorganScientific AmericanOctober 4th, 2013Last spring, I kicked up a kerfuffle by proposing that research on race and intelligence, given its potential for exacerbating discrimination, should be banned. Now Nature has expanded this debate with "Taboo Genetics."
Girls Not Allowedby Vanessa BairdNew InternationalistOctober 4th, 2013Honest regulation of sex selection, however tricky to enforce, is necessary because individual acts are having extremely harmful collective consequences.
23andMe Says It's Not (Now) in the Designer Baby Businessby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesOctober 4th, 2013The direct-to-consumer genetic testing company was awarded a patent for "gamete donor selection based on genetic calculations," but now says it has no intention of using the technology.
Glowing plant project on Kickstarter sparks debate about regulation of DNA modificationby Ariana Eunjung ChaWashington PostOctober 3rd, 2013Who, if anyone, has the power to monitor the release of glowing seeds?
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