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Humans of the Future Could Be Much Faster Than Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps
South China Morning Post
August 23rd, 2016
We could be getting closer to the post-human era, where we modify our own genetics to the point that we're less recognisably "human" than ever before.
Gene Mapping May Not Be for Everyone
by Karen Weintraub
August 22nd, 2016
Genetic tests reveal variations in the genome that might not cause problems but could lead to unnecessary medical tests, anxiety and treatments.
Staying Ahead of Technology’s Curves
by Doug Hill
August 21st, 2016
Embracing disruptive technologies without trying to anticipate and prepare for their potential consequences is now, more than ever, a bad idea.
Hacking life: Scientists ‘recode’ DNA in step toward lab-made organisms
by Sharon Begley
August 18th, 2016
It may not be long before scientists assemble genomes of higher organisms, as George Church proposed to do for the human genome.
In the Fight for Our Genes, Could We Lose What Makes Us Human?
by Ziyaad Bhorat
August 17th, 2016
When genetics become the next currency for corporations and governments we risk the commercialization and politicization of who we are on a level far deeper than our skin.
Diversity, disability and eugenics: An interview with Rob Sparrow
by Xavier Symons
August 11th, 2016
Philosophers and the medical profession have been way too swift to make judgments about other people’s quality of life. We're not as far from the bad old eugenics as many think.
To Err is Biotechnological: Reflections on Pew’s Human Enhancement Survey
by Gina Maranto,
August 9th, 2016
Biotechnologies aimed at human enhancement come with a guaranteed set of deficits, inadequacies, inconveniences, and risks.
What Ever Happened to Cloning?
[cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky]
by Kimberly Leonard
US News & World Report
August 4th, 2016
Twenty years since Dolly, the field of cloning remains highly inefficient for animals and too unethical to attempt with humans.
Peter Thiel Is Very, Very Interested in Young People's Blood
by Jeff Bercovici
August 1st, 2016
The controversial venture capitalist believes transfusions may hold the key to his dream of living forever.
Puffing Cryonics in
by Pete Shanks
July 13th, 2016
New Scientist is a popular science magazine that sometimes prioritizes popularity over science.
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Our Biopolitical Future: Four Scenarios [PDF]
The Threshold Challenge of the New Human Genetic Technologies
The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified Humans
The Genome as Commons
The New Eugenics: The Case Against Genetically Modified Humans
3-person IVF and Infertility: What Kind of Slippery Slope is This?
Dangers of an Unscientific Policy Process: Why the UK’s legalization of “three-person babies” should not be the model for CRISPR
CRISPR gene-editing controversy shows old ideas about East and West still prevail
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