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Would you Edit your Genes?by Jim KozubekThe Boston GlobeAugust 3rd, 2013Major hospitals have reported jaw-dropping success using gene therapy to cure leukemia and lymphoma. All of this is promising, but gene therapy has its risks, both medically and ethically.
Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?by Kent SepkowitzThe Daily BeastJuly 18th, 2013A new study zeroes in on a bit of DNA that leads to ‘obesity-prone behaviors’ if it gets out of whack. We’re all saved, right? Not so fast.
Researchers Turn Off Down’s Syndrome Genesby Beth MoleNatureJuly 17th, 2013Silencing extra chromosome in cell cultures could lead to new treatments for the disorder.
Mice With Human Chromosomes - The Genetic Breakthrough That Could Revolutionise Medicine by Steve ConnorThe IndependentJuly 11th, 2013Scientists have created genetically-engineered mice with artificial human chromosomes in every cell of their bodies.
Exaggerations and Misrepresentations Have No Place in Science Policy Debatesby Jeremy GruberCouncil for Responsible GeneticsFebruary 15th, 2013A recent debate on whether we should prohibit genetically engineered babies wound up focusing on mitochondrial replacement techniques.
Interview with George Church: Can Neanderthals Be Brought Back from the Dead?by Philip Bethge and Johann GrolleDer SpiegelJanuary 18th, 2013The English translation of the interview in which George Church of Harvard University explains how genetic technology and synthetic biology might permit the creation of a Neanderthal-like clone that could be gestated by a woman.
Genetic Breakthrough at OHSU[With CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Allison FrostOregon Public RadioOctober 29th, 2012Researchers in Oregon have created a viable human embryo by combining genetic material from two women's eggs, raising safety and ethical questions.
Advocating Human Germline Interventionsby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesOctober 28th, 2012Scientists in Oregon have published a paper that explicitly challenges the legal and procedural system that forbids genetic experiments on future generations, but most reports miss the full implications of the announcement.
European Agency Backs Approval of a Gene Therapyby Andrew PollackThe New York TimesJuly 20th, 2012The therapy, which would treat a rare disease, could be the first regulatory approval of gene therapy in the Western world.
Treatment for Blood Disease Is Gene Therapy Landmarkby Nicholas WadeNew York TimesDecember 10th, 2011Hemophilia B is the first well-known disease to appear treatable by gene therapy, a technique with a 20-year record of almost unbroken failure.
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