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Discovery, Guided by Morality
by John Markoff
The New York Times
January 5th, 2015
A neuroscience lab ponders the purpose of its research.
Ethical Overkill: Institutions should take a unified look at protections for research on human subjects
December 9th, 2014
Investigators are clamouring for unified procedures to allow them to compile genetic information into databases without creating a legal thicket of differing privacy protections.
Extinct Species Should Stay Extinct
by Ben A. Minteer
Center for Humans and Nature
December 1st, 2014
How far should we go to bring back lost species?
Synthetic Biologist Aims to Create Pig with Human Lungs
by Lisa M. Krieger
San Jose Mercury News
November 14th, 2014
Led by scientists like Venter and Endy, the once-fledgling field of synthetic biology has surged in commercial interest.
Africa: Synthetic Biology - Artificial Life Threatens Nature and Society
by Glenn Ashton
October 30th, 2014
Biologists continue to push the boundaries of their ability to alter life on earth in novel and unpredictable ways. The latest version is known as synthetic biology, or "synbio."
Regulate Synthetic Biology Now: 194 Countries
October 17th, 2014
In a unanimous decision of 194 countries, the United Nation’s Convention on Biological Diversity formally urged nation states to regulate synthetic biology.
Is Modern Technology Killing Us?
by Erica Etelson
September 19th, 2014
"Science now makes all things possible...but it does not thereby make all possible things desirable." - Lewis Mumford,
The Myth of the Machine
A New Generation of GMOs
by Josie Garthwaite
September 18th, 2014
Is synthetic biology on its way to our farms, markets and tables?
‘Can you clone that?’ Putin has close encounter with mammoth Dima in Russia’s Far East
September 1st, 2014
Upon meeting a mammoth mummy in a museum in the Russian Far East, President Putin was assured that the museum scientists are closely collaborating with South Koreans on the possibility of cloning it.
Century After Extinction, Passenger Pigeons Remain Iconic—And Scientists Hope to Bring Them Back
by Carl Zimmer
August 31st, 2014
The 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, last of her kind, finds biologists dreaming of preventing or reversing extinctions.
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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
Let people most affected by gene editing write CRISPR rules
With CRISPR in Humans On the Horizon, Will the Public Back Intellia?
A DNA Sequencer in Every Pocket
Editorial: Editing human genes the CRISPR way
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