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Texas Board Approves Rules on Use of Stem Cellsby Minjae ParkNew York TimesApril 13th, 2012Amidst criticism, Texas approves controversial regulations for adult stem cells.
Statement to Institute of Medicine Committee on the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine by Marcy DarnovskyApril 10th, 2012Marcy Darnovsky of the Center for Genetics and Society made this statement before the Institute of Medicine Committee regarding CIRM's funding and governance structure.
New York Expands DNA Database . . . Again by Osagie K. ObasogieApril 5th, 2012Governor Cuomo signed an “all crimes” bill into law in late March, making New York the first state to require anyone convicted of a crime – including small misdemeanors like skipping transit fare – to submit DNA to the state database.
North Carolina Leads the Way in Compensation for Eugenic Sterilization Victimsby Emily BeitiksBiopolitical TimesMarch 22nd, 2012Will North Carolina’s efforts to compensate victims of eugenic sterilization encourage other states to follow suit?
More than 100 N.C. Eugenics Matches Madeby Herbet L. WhiteCharlotte PostMarch 19th, 2012More than 100 individuals have been identified as victims of involuntary sterilizations in North Carolina.
New York State Set to Add All Convict DNA to Its Databaseby John Eligon and Thomas KaplanNew York TimesMarch 14th, 2012New York is poised to establish one of the most expansive DNA databases in the nation, requiring DNA samples to accompany all convictions.
Stem Cell Fraud Is the Real Issue in Texasby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesMarch 2nd, 2012Bioethicist Glenn McGee has resigned from Celltex. His connection with the controversial stem-cell company has raised important issues about its business practices.
Rick Perry, Glenn McGee and Selling Texas Stem Cellsby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesFebruary 16th, 2012Gov. Perry is actively promoting an industry based on adult stem cells, in which Glenn McGee, until recently editor of the American Journal of Bioethics, is now employed.
Non-Consenting AdultsThe Nuremberg Code, set up to protect the human subjects of research, is being routinely ignoredby Harriet A. WashingtonSlateJanuary 22nd, 2012Marginalized groups have frequently been coerced into studies that violate their right to consent. Now such practices are spreading.
Scientists to Pause Research on Deadly Strain of Bird Fluby Denise GradyNew York TimesJanuary 20th, 2012A pause in research on a deadly bird flu strain reveals serious bio-security issues concerning engineered viruses.
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