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MOSCOW — Russian health officials are playing down international concerns that a Moscow researcher plans to create gene-edited babies any...

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Sometimes when I'm bored, I find myself Googling things like "value of global fertility services market 2019." 

The estimates that...

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The startling announcement by He Jiankui almost one year ago that he had created the first genetically modified human beings...

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An experimental and much-hyped reproductive procedure that mixes DNA from three people is not effective at boosting the chances of...

Policies

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MOSCOW — Russian health officials are playing down international concerns that a Moscow researcher plans to create gene-edited babies any...

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This week's relatively rosy report on the economic impact of California's $3 billion stem cell research program has not convinced...

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The state stem cell agency, which is expected to run out of taxpayer money by the end of this year,...

In June, Russian molecular biologist Denis Rebrikov caused a stir by threatening to perform heritable genome editing. At the...

Society

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MOSCOW — Russian health officials are playing down international concerns that a Moscow researcher plans to create gene-edited babies any...

Gloved hand drops liquid into a vial labeled CRISPR

The startling announcement by He Jiankui almost one year ago that he had created the first genetically modified human beings...

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Thanks to the emergence of affordable home DNA testing, we are now constantly learning surprising news relating to family connections...

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The Trump administration is moving to collect DNA samples from hundreds of thousands of people booked into federal immigration custody...

Perspectives

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Thanks to the emergence of affordable home DNA testing, we are now constantly learning surprising news relating to family connections...

Five years ago today, then-Governor Jerry Brown signed into law anti-eugenic legislation prohibiting sterilization in state prisons. This bill, sponsored...

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Throughout Ukraine, advertisements about becoming a surrogate mother are plastered on buses and throughout the metro.

They ask: "Аre...

Jackie Leach Scully is Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Disability Innovation Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney,...