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The Dwindling Options for Surrogacy Abroad
by Danielle Preiss & Pragati Shahi
May 31st, 2016
As developing nations clamp down on the practice, hopeful parents are struggling to find women to carry their children.
Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF
by Louise Watt
US News & World Report
May 29th, 2016
China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women.
Netherlands gives green light for growing human embryos
by Agence France-Presse
May 27th, 2016
The Dutch government sanctions "limited research" to help infertile couples and to tackle hereditary or congenital diseases.
In dramatic statement, European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 2020
by Martin Enserink
May 27th, 2016
The Competitiveness Council admits the task may be difficult, but a consensus has been reached.
Debate rages over use of fresh stem cell eggs
by Shin Sung-Sik, Kang Ki-Heon, and Esther Chung
Joongang Daily [South Korea]
May 20th, 2016
Some South Korean scientists want the government to let them use fresh women's eggs for cloning-based stem cell research.
Huntington’s disease: the new gene therapy that sufferers cannot afford
by Dara Mohammadi
The Guardian [UK]
May 15th, 2016
Efforts to treat Huntington’s disease involve costly drugs way beyond the reach of the poor communities in South America who take part in research studies
Why this lab-grown human embryo has reignited an old ethical debate
[citing CGS' Marcy Darnovsky]
by Patrick Monahan
May 4th, 2016
It’s easy to obey a rule when you don’t have the means to break it. Now two teams report growing human embryos nearly that long, prompting some scientists and bioethicists to contend that it’s time to revisit the so-called 14-day rule.
As China’s one-child policy ends, surrogacy services rise in the U.S.
by Kevin Smith
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
April 30th, 2016
“I’ve been contacted by 15 to 18 agencies out of China... 90 percent of them don’t have any patients. They’re just new agencies trying to make a buck."
Gay couple win custody battle against Thai surrogate mother
by Oliver Holmes
The Guardian [US]
April 26th, 2016
The central juvenile and family court ruled in favor of the American biological father of 15-month-old Baby Carmen.
AstraZeneca launches project to sequence 2 million genomes
by Heidi Ledford
April 22nd, 2016
One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies is partnering with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Craig Venter's Human Longevity to look for rare genetic differences between individuals.
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National Polices on Human Genetic Modification: A Preliminary Survey
New Zealand: The Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill
Inequality, Democracy and the New Human Biotechnologies
Canada: The Assisted Human Reproduction Act
They’re going to CRISPR people. What could possibly go wrong?
A Cautionary Tale of ‘Stem Cell Tourism’
Stem Cells: Where Science, Hope and Hype Meet
Stem Cell Scientist Suspected of Involuntary Manslaughter
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