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Biopolitical Times

The popularity of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing by companies such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com has skyrocketed. Meanwhile, so has concern...

The explosion of reality television has dramatically altered how we think about celebrities, everyday life, and the boundary between the...

The stories of women in India who sell their eggs rarely make news. Typically, neither the sellers in these transactions...

Newsletter

CRISPR Bioethics | Genetic Privacy in the Trump Age | Surrogacy Meets Reality TV

Genetic Testing Scrutinized | "3-person IVF" for Infertility | Living in Gattaca

Forensic DNA and the “Golden State Killer” | CRISPR Questions

Video

The World Forum on Science and Democracy brings together “representatives of civil society engaged in the democratization of the production of scientific and technological knowledge.” On March 14, David...

Catherine Kudlick (Longmore Institute, SFSU) offers opening remarks about the film Gattaca, followed by a panel discussion with Kudlick, Marcy...

Troy Duster (UC Berkeley) offers opening remarks about the film Gattaca, followed by a panel discussion between Duster, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson...

Talks and Testimonies

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Jesse Mulligan, from RNZ radio in New Zealand talks to CGS' own Katie Hasson regarding how many New Zealanders have sent off...

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Egg freezing has long offered hope for women who wish to delay having children. These days, some employers cover the...

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Long-discredited notions of race as rooted in biology fueled eugenics policies and the Nazi extermination project. And yet,Osagie Obasogie...

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...