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Charles Murray’s most recent book, incorrectly titled Facing Reality and inaccurately subtitled Two Truths...

The World Health Organization (WHO) on July 12 issued the results of what it describes as the “first broad, global...

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Yesterday, California became the third state in the nation to...


New Recommendations on Human Genome Editing | Reparations for CA Sterilization Survivors

Compensation for Forced Sterilization Survivors | Britney Spears | Lewontin Remembered

More Pushback against Looser Rules for Embryo and Germline Research


View a recording of the February 25, 2021 event sponsored by the San Francisco Asian Art Museum: With film clips and discussion, this DEAI series workshop explores a dangerous idea that has threatened the American Dream from the beginning: the belief that some groups and individuals are inherently superior to others and more deserving of fundamental rights.

On January 29, 2020, Marcy Darnovsky spoke to an audience of 600 in Santa Barbara at TEDxLagunaBlanca. Her talk was...

This episode of the Al Jazeera video series Start Here features an interview with CGS Program Director on Genetic Justice, Katie Hasson.

Talks and Testimonies

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When you send your saliva to 23andme, you can get all kinds of genetic information — but now that it's...

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Are designer babies going to become a reality in the near future?

On this episode Cormac speaks to former NASA...

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This podcast discussion peeks into the world projected by J.D. Lasica in his new genetics thriller novel, Biohack. Bioethics...


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This comprehensive progress report critically evaluates the first year of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the agency running...

President Obama State of the Union

The Center for Genetics and Society met on January 2 with members of the new administration's transition team to discuss...