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Our focus these days—like yours, I imagine—is largely on the spread of COVID-19 and its dire consequences. But our work goes on. With our staff working remotely, we’re continuing to keep a close eye on developments related to human biotechnologies
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Nothing is normal. Nothing is stable. Nothing is entirely predictable, as the COVID-19 pandemic rages, except that eugenics will raise its ugly head.
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Human Nature, a documentary about gene editing that had been due to open in many theaters in March, is...

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During this time of social distancing, many people are off work, working from home, or skipping events and obligations that...

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A hotel in Kyiv is currently home to more than 100 stranded babies who were born to surrogates, and whose...

Unless voters pass a proposition allocating new funding, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), established by a 2004...

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting forms of discrimination that many well-meaning people have managed to ignore for many years. This...

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The past few days have been traumatizing for our nation, with the murder of George Floyd, gasping “I can’t breathe,” before taking his final breath. 

He would die in a scene horrifically reminiscent of Jim...

Doha (AFP) - Privacy concerns over Qatar's coronavirus contact tracing app, a tool that is mandatory on pain of prison, have prompted a rare backlash and forced officials to offer reassurance and concessions.

Like other governments around the world, Qatar...

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Why do Americans represent less than 5% of the world’s population but nearly a third of the known coronavirus death toll? Not because of government incompetence, the Trump administration is arguing, but because Americans...

here was supposed to be a peak. But the stark turning point, when the number of daily COVID-19 cases in the U.S. finally crested and began descending sharply, never happened. Instead, America spent much of April on a disquieting plateau,...

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