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Biopolitical Times

The last couple of weeks have given us some remarkable stories – ludicrous, thought-provoking or both – from around the...

Proposition 14, the California ballot initiative that, if passed, would continue and increase public financing for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine...

“Another damned thick book! Always, scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh, Mr. Gibbon?”
— The Duke of Gloucester, on being presented with Volume...

Newsletter

Chimeras, Eugenics, and Women in Science | Bioeconomics of Covid-19

Gene-editing Future Humans? A New Look at the Global Policy Landscape | New and Forthcoming Books

How many countries prohibit heritable genome editing? | Eugenics at UC Berkeley

Video

Author and activist Bill McKibben, evolutionary biologist Stuart Newman, and social theorist Marsha Darling consider the common threads...

Rosemarie Garland-Thompson discusses "Biomedical Ethics and the Existential Threat to Persons with Disabilities" at the Columbia Center for Clinical...

This debate looks at the long-term challenges and opportunities CRISPR presents, looking closely at two particular consequences: the implications of...

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...

DNA Strain

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...

Reports

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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...