DNA inside a syringe on a blue background.

Despite the appearance of agreement, scientists are not of the same mind about the ethics and governance of human germline...

Gloved hands moving small test tubes from one test tube rack to another

The fierce global controversy over whether to alter the genes of future children and generations just got fiercer. On the...

3 different color cartoon drawing of DNA--blue, green, and orange--on a yellow background.

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has taken what it clearly regards as a brave new step: it has openly...

A mannequin of a human with DNA nucleotides (A, G, T, C) sequenced across it's body.

To the Editor:

In “‘Race’ in the Age of Modern Genetics” (Sunday Review, March 25), David Reich does...

Picture of DNA

What do recent advances in molecular genetics have to do with human rights? Quite a lot, it turns out. And...

Close-up of a young monkey

Remember the human cloning controversies of the early 2000s? One reason they faded was that scientists were unable to...