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Human Nature, a documentary about gene editing that had been due to open in many theaters in March, is...

During this time of social distancing, many people are off work, working from home, or skipping events and obligations that...

State Senator Thomas Umberg (D, Orange County) has introduced a bill, SB 980, to offer new protections for consumers of...

Newsletter

CGS at Doha Debates and TedX

Calling for a Course Correction on Germline Editing

After the “CRISPR Babies” Sentencing: Where Do We Go From Here?

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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...