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Yet Another Idea for Using Biotechnology to Rescue Endangered Species
by Pete Shanks
September 8th, 2011
Scientists have reprogrammed skin cells from two endangered species into stem cells, and hope to use them to generate gametes, which has provoked press speculation.
Is Public Health and Safety Being Considered in the Construction of LBNL's New Biolab in Berkeley?
by Jeremy Gruber, Tina Stevens, and Becky McClain
The Berkeley Daily Planet
August 8th, 2011
Experiments at the planned UC Berkeley Synthetic Biology Institute raise concerns about worker safety, public health and environmental safety.
New rules urged on hybrid animal-human experiments
by Ben Hirschler
July 21st, 2011
A group of leading British researchers say that scientific experiments that insert human genes or cells into animals need new rules to ensure they are ethically acceptable.
Programming a Fetus for a Healthier Life
by Shirley S. Wang
Wall Street Journal
July 5th, 2011
A study just getting under way is taking "early intervention" to a new extreme: targeting fetuses still developing in the womb.
EU talks over cloned meat collapse
by Alistair Driver
March 29th, 2011
EU talks on the regulation of food from cloned animals have collapsed again, leaving the issue clouded in doubt.
EU institutions clash over animal cloning regulations
by Jennifer Rankin
March 24th, 2011
Only days are left to break the cloning deadlock, while Members of Parliament demand a ban on food from offspring of clones.
The Sins of Syn Bio
by Jim Thomas
February 2nd, 2011
How synthetic biology will bring us cheaper plastics by ruining the poorest nations on Earth.
Pigging out on genetically modified pork
by Christina Stevens
January 24th, 2011
Genetically engineered pork may one day become a part of your local grocer's food list. But who's to decide whether or not this product should be on the shelves?
Poor countries urged to get ready for synthetic biology
by Mico Tatalovic
January 17th, 2011
Will synthetic biology products be developed and commercialised before there is regulation and understanding of their environmental and societal impacts?
The Corrupting Influence of the Business of Biotech
by Pete Shanks
November 23rd, 2010
Many scientists seem oblivious of the potential that industry funding offers for conflicts of interest.
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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
Pregnant at 60
An invitation to meet George Estreich at the Center for Genetics and Society on Monday, June 3
Talking Biopolitics Web Interview Series Resources
Time-Lapse Embryo Imaging Boosts IVF Success, Clinic Claims
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