CGS encourages responsible uses and effecitve governance of human genetic and assisted reproductive technologies

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Discussions and debates about the governance of human germline and heritable genome editing should be informed by a clear and accurate understanding of the global policy landscape. This policy survey of 106 countries yields significant new data. A large...

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In late 2018, UC Berkeley bioethics professor Osagie K. Obasogie received a campus email about a research fund available to faculty members in the School of Public Health. 

He was stunned by what he read.

The Genealogical Eugenic Institute Fund,...

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Proposition 14, the California ballot initiative that, if passed, would continue and increase public financing for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine...

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Scientists using the Crispr gene-editing technology in human embryos to try to repair a gene that causes hereditary blindness found it...

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The last couple of weeks have given us some remarkable stories – ludicrous, thought-provoking or both – from around the...

Proposition 14, the California ballot initiative that, if passed, would continue and increase public financing for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine...

“Another damned thick book! Always, scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh, Mr. Gibbon?”
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A line of U.S. Park Police officers pushed protesters back from Lafayette Square on June 1, firing pepper balls and rolling canisters spewing irritant gas into the retreating crowds on H Street NW, video shows.

Amid screams and smoke,...

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Nyla Conaway, 19, remembers being “called out” for changing her profile picture on Instagram in solidarity for … something. She can’t quite remember what for, only that an older...

Prince George’s County is one of 10 jurisdictions across the country that will receive a $470,000 grant from the Justice Department to reopen cold cases using forensic genetic genealogy — a new investigative technique that draws on privately curated DNA...

The moment I lost my fertility I started searching for a baby. At age thirty-one, after almost two decades of chronic pain caused by endometriosis and its little-studied ravages, I had my uterus, my cervix, and one of my ovaries...

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