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On September 3rd, Heritable Human Genome Editing was published. This Report was the work of a multinational Commission organized...

In August 1964, the North Carolina Eugenics Board met to decide if a 20-year-old Black woman should be sterilized. Because...

Writing in the pages of The New York Times, Harvard Business School professor Debora Spar argues that a coming technological...

Newsletter

Road Map to CRISPR Babies: Report and Reactions

Manufacturing Opinion, Manufacturing Gametes, Confronting Techno-Utopianism

Why Does a Private Equity Mega-Firm Want Your DNA? | Egg Providers Speak Out

Video

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

Bill McKibben and john a. powell came discuss the “Climate Crisis, Designer Babies, and Our Common Future.” The event was moderated...

George Estreich discusses his most recent book Fables and Futures, inspired by his daughter Laura. Estreich goes beyond the personal...

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...