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Israel Admits Targeting Ethiopian Jews for Compulsory Contraception by Diane ToberBiopolitical TimesFebruary 7th, 2013Israeli government officials have admitted to coercing Ethiopian Jewish immigrant women into taking long-acting contraceptive injections.
Did Sperm and Egg Donors Unwittingly Contribute to NIH-Approved Stem Cells?by Jocelyn KaiserScienceInsiderFebruary 7th, 2013A review of the human embryonic stem cell lines approved by the National Institutes of Health has found that some of the cells may have come from sperm or egg donors who didn't consent to having their cells used in research.
New Study Finds Number of Multiple Births Affected by Congenital Anomalies has Doubled in the Last 30 YearsBJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and GynaecologyFebruary 6th, 2013The number of birth defects arising from multiple births has almost doubled since the 1980s, suggests a new study compiled over a 24-year period across 14 European countries.
Promoting the Civil Rights of Children Born With Variations of Sex AnatomyAdvocates for Informed ChoiceFebruary 6th, 2013The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture calls upon all States to repeal any law allowing intrusive and irreversible treatments, including forced genital-normalizing surgery, involuntary sterilization, and unethical experimentation.
How Soon Is Now? Prenatal Tests Racing from Theory to Practice by Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesFebruary 5th, 2013The rapid development and deployment of non-invasive prenatal genetic tests may be outstripping the ability of society to respond to them.
Scientists Use 3-D Printer to Speed Human Embryonic Stem Cell Researchby Larry GreenemeierScientific AmericanFebruary 4th, 2013A team of scientists reports a breakthrough in 3-D printing using human embryonic stem cells that could purportedly lead to life-like bioengineered tissue and, eventually, artificial organs tailor-made for specific patients.
Arrivederci, GINAby Alex PhilippidisGenetic Engineering & Biotechnology NewsFebruary 4th, 2013A new study demonstrates that individuals can be identified based on personal genetic material they submitted for research.
Neanderthal Clone Poll Finds Most Americans Oppose Cloning Human Relative by Emily SwansonHuffington PostJanuary 30th, 2013Most Americans are opposed to allowing any scientist to attempt such a feat - with or without a human surrogate.
Controversial Stem-Cell Company Moves Treatment Out of the United StatesCelltex to send patients to Mexico.by David CyranoskiNatureJanuary 30th, 2013Celltex Therapeutics will now follow in the footsteps of many other companies offering unproven stem-cell therapies and send its patients abroad for treatment.
Hilary Rose: The Problem with the Bioscience Industry Videoby Hilary RoseThe GuardianJanuary 30th, 2013Hilary Rose, co-author of Genes, Cells and Brains, argues that we should treat the medical claims made for genetic research with suspicion.
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