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A Russian scientist recently announced his intention to use the gene-editing tool CRISPR to edit and implant human embryos—a revelation that met with international outcry similar to the condemnation of the Chinese scientist He Jiankui last year when he announced...

Yesterday, the New York Times published a story about alleged sex trafficker and cartoon villain Jeffrey Epstein’s plan to “seed the human race with his DNA” by impregnating 20 women at once at his New Mexico ranch. According to...

George Church, the prominent Harvard University biologist, offered a full-throated apology for having meetings and phone calls with accused sex...

If the alt-right is galvanized by one overarching narrative, it is that demographic change will reduce whites to a hated...

eggs under a microscope
By Ruthie Ackerman, The New York Times | 07.19.2019

I was beginning to realize I wanted to have a baby. My husband, I knew, never would.

From the time...

Giant hand picking and choosing from multi-racial babies.
By Dan Cloer, Vision [cites CGS' Richard Hayes] | 07.16.2019

Fifteen thousand babies are born every hour, every day, around the world. About 3 percent, or 450 individuals, are twins....

US Congress building
By Andrew Joseph, STAT+ | 07.15.2019

A bipartisan trio of senators on Monday introduced a resolution underscoring their opposition to the experiments last year in China...

book cover for "Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate
By Alexandra Minna Stern, Salon | 07.14.2019

If the alt-right is galvanized by one overarching narrative, it is that demographic change will reduce whites to a hated...

Google Street View Image of the CHA Fertility Center building
By Ashley Collman, Business Insider | 07.12.2019

A Los Angeles fertility clinic has been hit with two lawsuits from clients who said their embryos were mixed up...

demonstrators at a white supremacist rally
By Heather Murphy, The New York Times | 07.12.2019

On the hate site Stormfront, one of the largest online discussion forums dedicated to “white pride,” sharing DNA results with fellow members has become a...

Human Fetus at Nine Weeks
By Oscar Schwartz, OneZero | 07.09.2019

For years, hopeful parents pursuing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment have had the option of screening embryos for severe heritable...

Gloved hand reaching for a test tube
By Staff Writer, CBS Los Angeles [cites CGS' Marcy Darnovsky] | 07.09.2019

An unidentified New York couple is suing a Los Angeles fertility clinic after they claim the woman gave birth to...