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The techno-utopian credos known as “effective altruism”...

Three UK advocacy organizations have recently released substantial publications about genetically modified food crops that critically assess their impacts and...

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The Center for Genetics and Society would like to congratulate reproductive...


Disability voices take on gene editing | Partner with CGS on Giving Tuesday

Oviedo Convention's ban on heritable genome editing reaffirmed | Where are critical voices at gene editing summit?

Beyond Access in Debates on Human Genome Editing | A Campaign to Legalize Reproductive Gene Editing in the UK?


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...

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