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Center for Genetics and Society comments on White House and National Academies approaches to altering the human germline
May 27, 2015
“The endorsement of a pause by the White House is an important first step."
Genetically Modified Humans? Seven Reasons to Say “No”
by Center for Genetics and Society
- May 07, 2015
Crossing the threshold into inheritable human genetic alterations has long been considered dangerously unacceptable for both safety and social reasons.
NIH Statement on Gene Editing Highlights Need for Stronger US Stance on Genetically Modified Humans, Says Public Interest Group
Apr 29, 2015
CGS welcomes NIH Director Francis Collins' unambiguous statement that "altering the human germline in embryos for clinical purposes ...has been viewed almost universally as a line that should not be crossed."
Public interest group calls for strengthening global policies against human germline modification
Apr 22, 2015
“No researcher has the moral warrant to flout the globally widespread policy agreement against altering the human germline.”
Public interest group condemns human germline modification efforts, supports research moratorium, calls for US prohibition
Mar 19, 2015
We're at a watershed moment in determining whether human genetic technologies will be used in the public interest and for the common good, or in ways that are dangerous and socially pernicious.
The Scope of Eugenics: A Workshop
Stopping or Selling Human Germline Modification?
The Blurred Lines of Genetic Data: Practicality, Pleasure and Policing
DIY Bio-Engineering: Disrupting Democracy
So You’re Related to Charlemagne? You and Every Other Living European…
Public Polling on Human Genetic Modification: Mixed, but Favor Moratorium
The Feminist History of Surrogacy: Should Pregnancy Give a Woman Rights Over a Baby?
Eugenics Lurk in the Shadow of CRISPR
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