Biopolitical Times

The Center for Genetics and Society blog highlights the latest developments in the social, political, and ethical implications of human biotechnologies, with contributions from staff, fellows, consultants, and guest authors.


Cover of Global Risks Report
Grassroots activism and social justice advocacy are more effective when there are allies among the elite. That’s looking a little more plausible nowadays.
Biopolitical Times
The “Geneva Statement” is a robust and cautionary statement about the future of heritable genome editing that brings new voices and perspectives to a conversation that has so far been dominated by scientists and bioethicists.
New materials from CGS and Black Women for Wellness put the development of germline modification within the context of historical attempts to control the reproductive lives of women, trans, and nonbinary people.
There have been a remarkable spate of media stories lately involving problems with or concerns about DNA-based technology.