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NIH Approves First Uses of HeLa Genomeby Ewen CallawayNatureSeptember 17th, 2013The National Institutes of Health has approved the first uses of genomic data from the HeLa cell line, following negotiations between Lacks family members and NIH leadership.
DNA Double Takeby Carl ZimmerThe New York TimesSeptember 16th, 2013Scientists are finding that it’s quite common for an individual to have multiple genomes.
DNA and Newborn Screeningby Craig KlugmanBioethicsSeptember 15th, 2013The NIH will spend $25 million dollars over the next five years on projects to examine the economics, health, privacy, and interpersonal issues in newborn genomic screening.
Ethical Minefield of Parents in Controlby Neil McMahonThe Sydney Morning HeraldSeptember 14th, 2013Designer babies - their gender, personality traits and skin color chosen by genetic testing - are a looming reality. But are we ready to confront this minefield of ethics?
Consortium Receives $8M to Investigate Molecular Roots of Extreme AggressionGenomeWebSeptember 12th, 2013The European Union has approved and funded a project called Aggressotype, aimed at determining the molecular roots of extreme aggression in children.
FDA to Hold Public Meeting about a Form of Human Germline Modificationby Jessica CussinsBiopolitical TimesSeptember 12th, 2013Next month, for the first time in its history, the FDA will hold a public meeting about techniques that would result in human germline modification. Do you want a say?
Selling the Fantasy of Fertilityby Miriam Zoll and Pamela TsigdinosThe New York TimesSeptember 11th, 2013A trade show will showcase the latest inventions in the world of reproductive medicine with the suggestion that all your answers can be found within the event hall. But science fails far more often than is generally believed.
The Right to Genetic Ignoranceby EditorialNew ScientistSeptember 6th, 2013People should be free to choose whether to be informed about risk factors in their genomes, or those of their children.
Scientists to Sequence Genomes of Hundreds of Newbornsby Erika CheckNatureSeptember 4th, 2013Hundreds of US babies will be pioneers in genomic medicine through a $25-million program to sequence their genomes soon after they are born.
The Social Life of Genesby David DobbsPacific StandardSeptember 3rd, 2013Your DNA is not a blueprint. Day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings. Your neighbors, your family, your feelings of loneliness: They don’t just get under your skin, they get into the control rooms of your cells.
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