CGS in the News

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...

Male and Female symbol
By Rebecca Gale, Refinery29 [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 02.16.2018
It was 2011 and Kathryn Taylor was ready to get pregnant — with a boy. “I wanted a boy first...
An undifferentiated cell being differentiated into different cells. A switch is used to symbolize the changes made that allow the cell to differentiate differently.
By David Jensen, California Stem Cell Report [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 02.14.2018

California is counting its first royalties from a 13-year-old effort to develop stem cell cures and has declared that it...

Illustration of cells
By Pete Shanks, Medium | 02.02.2018

Let’s Not Distort Debates about Human Cloning and Heritable Gene Editing

Cloning is back in the headlines. Researchers managed to...

A cracked light bulb is tipped on its side,a weak current is visible causing a glow. The background has an eerie mix of black and white colors and shadow.
By Jim Kozubek, Los Angeles Review of Books [cites CGS] | 09.07.2017

TWO TRENDS are on the rise, and one is about to make the other worse.

The first is epitomized in...

Microsopic image of fertilized egg.
By Karla Lant, Futurism [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.21.2017

As the scientific community takes in the work of the team who edited the DNA of the human embryos this

Microscopic image of sperm is injected directly into an egg
By Rob Stein, NPR [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.18.2017

From the thirteenth floor of a glass tower at the Oregon Health & Science University, you get a panoramic view...

Bird's eye view of an adult with slender features working, using a laptop, and notebook and surrounded by coffee, plant and candle on a wooden desk.
By Alison DeNisco, Tech Republic [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.15.2017

Women leave jobs at mid-career in tech at higher rates than those in other fields. It's possible that benefits like

Microscopic image of oocyte.
By Tom Ashbrook, NPR On Point [features Marcy Darnovsky] | 08.08.2017

After the blockbuster announcement a U.S. team successfully edited human embryos come the tough medical and ethical questions. We’ll talk...