CGS in the News

By Sarah Russo, The Technoskeptic [Cites CGS' Katie Hasson] | 08.01.2018

A common belief of technocentrism is that if we have the ability, why not use it? The rapid advancements in genetic testing requires ongoing public awareness. Direct-to-consumer companies like 23andMe and Ancestry.com get access to users’ DNA, which is used...

Technician working with test tubes
By Larry Mantle, KPCC AirTalk [features Marcy Darnovsky] | 09.12.2018

In 2004, Voters approved Proposition 71 by nearly 60 percent establishing a $3 billion bond to fund the science of...

Book cover for Beyond Bioethics with twisted DNA strand on a yellow background.
By Jordan Liz, Metapsychology Online Reviews [Review of the book edited by CGS' Osagie K Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky] | 09.04.2018

From the successful cloning of Dolly the sheep, to the FDA's approval of BiDil as the first race-specific medication to...

Book cover for Beyond Bioethics with twisted DNA strand on a yellow background.
By Jordan Liz, Metapsychology Online Reviews [Review of the book edited by CGS' Osagie K Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky] | 09.04.2018

From the successful cloning of Dolly the sheep, to the FDA's approval of BiDil as the first race-specific medication to...

Illustration of a DNA strand inside a syringe
By Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.15.2018

U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly...

A cradle and a rocking chair occupy a baby room painted pink.
By Rebecca Gale, Dame [Cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.14.2018

In our on-demand era of reproductive liberty and technology, a child’s sex isn’t always left up to chance. As more...

An individual's hand is held to a scanning machine for fingerprinting.
By Sarah Russo, The Technoskeptic [Cites CGS' Katie Hasson] | 08.01.2018

A common belief of technocentrism is that if we have the ability, why not use it? The rapid advancements in...

Image of a recently fertilized egg with few cells.
By Richard Hayes, Financial Times | 07.18.2018

The Nuffield Council’s approval of the creation of genetically modified children is inexcusable (“ Human gene editing morally permissible, says...

Pipetting fluid into clear test tubes held in a blue container.
By Ian Sample, The Guardian [Cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 07.17.2018

The creation of babies whose DNA has been altered to give them what parents perceive to be the best chances...

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