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Should We Be Trying to Bring Extinct Species Back to Life?
by Pete Shanks
April 8th, 2013
Here's a look at greenwashing, guilt-tripping and the politics of "de-extinction."
GM Crops Evil, GM Children OK?
by Chris Bennett
Western Farm Press
March 27th, 2013
China is surging ahead with a research project aimed at identifying millions of genetic variations in order to boost intelligence.
Resurrected Mammoths and Dodos? Don't Count on it
by David Ehrenfeld
March 23rd, 2013
Let's focus on conserving living animals, not on an expensive quest to bring back extinct ones – or some variation of them.
A Stealthy De-Extinction Startup
by Antonio Regalado
MIT Technology Review
March 19th, 2013
By reviving lost species, a new company could put a warm and fuzzy face on advanced reproductive engineering.
The Narcissism of De-Extinction
by Hannah Waters
March 15th, 2013
If people had the ability to resurrect extinct species and reintroduce them to the wild, should we direct our energy and resources towards it?
Cloning All Over Again: Reviving the Idea of Re-creating Species
by Pete Shanks
March 7th, 2013
An environmentalist-turned-techno-enthusiast, a synthetic biology champion, and a cloning expert are teaming up to promote what they call "de-extinction."
Monsanto, the Court and the Seeds of Dissent
by George Kimbrell and Debbie Barker
Los Angeles Times
February 19th, 2013
Should Monsanto, or any corporation, have rights to a self-replicating natural product? On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will decide.
Synthetic Biology and the “Bioeconomy”: Feeding Fuel to the Fire of Landgrabs and Biodiversity Loss
by Eric Hoffman and Jeff Conant
Global Forest Coalition
February 14th, 2013
The new industrialists want to use synthetic biology techniques to turn microbes into “living chemical factories” engineered to produce biofuels, bio-plastics, industrial chemicals and oils, and even medicines.
Interview with George Church: Can Neanderthals Be Brought Back from the Dead?
by Philip Bethge and Johann Grolle
January 18th, 2013
The 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.
A Rebuttal to Mark Lynas’ GMO Reversal
by Jason Mark
Earth Island Journal
January 11th, 2013
Organic farmer, writer, and environmental policy advocate delves into Lynas' rationale for turning pro-GMO and finds scientific, environmental, economic, and social reasons not to agree.
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ETC Group Report on Extreme Genetic Engineering
The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified Humans
The Genome as Commons
Why Environmentalists Should Be Concerned
Environmental Leaders on Cloned and Genetically Modified Humans
The Quiet Campaign for Genetically Engineered Humans
Crispr Goes Commercial
Epigenetics: From Heresy to Fact?
23andMe's Troubles: The Spat over Spit
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