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Jesus Family Tomb Believed Foundby Jennifer ViegasDiscovery NewsFebruary 25th, 2007New scientific evidence, including DNA analysis conducted at one of the world's foremost molecular genetics laboratories, as well as studies by leading scholars, suggests a 2,000-year-old Jerusalem tomb could have once held the remains of Jesus.
Interview with Marcy Darnovskyby Enola AirdThe Motherhood ProjectDecember 31st, 2006The Motherhood Project interviews CGS's Associate Executive Director on a wide range of human biotechnology issues.
Mamma Mia! 'Infertility,' the MusicalNewsweekDecember 5th, 2005"Almost three decades after the birth of the world's first test-tube baby, infertility is not only out of the closet, it's kicking up its heels off-Broadway."
Human Biotechnology in Art & Culture: A ListAugust 1st, 2004A list of examples of modern artistic and cultural work addressing or incorporating the new human genetic technologies.
Twist and Shout!The Double Helix Replicates Itself in Popular Cultureby Amy HarmonNew York TimesFebruary 25th, 2003Since the discovery of the double helix 50 years ago unlocked the molecular secret of life, the popular imagination has been busily sequencing its own meaning from the ultimate scientific symbol. As scientists rush to decipher the way genes express their biological functions, the public's hopes and fears about the power of DNA have found expression in forms both prosaic and profound.
Opera Addresses New Human Genetic TechnologiesGenetic CrossroadsSeptember 18th, 2002The San Francisco Opera hosted a read-through of a newly commissioned opera, Earthrise, which explores the unknown consequences of human cloning and genetic manipulation by depicting a conversation between a retiring lab scientist and her "replicants."
French Best-Selling Novel Celebrates a Post-Human FutureGenetic CrossroadsJanuary 7th, 2001The new literary-artistic embrace of the techno-eugenic vision continues with publication in English of the 1998 French bestseller The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq.
Eduardo Kac on Transgenic Animals as ArtGenetic CrossroadsJanuary 7th, 2001Kac is a Chicago Art Institute professor who persuaded French geneticists to produce a rabbit that glows in the dark by injecting rabbit zygotes with a fluorescent protein gene derived from jellyfish.
Art Exhibits on BiotechnologyGenetic CrossroadsOctober 16th, 2000Current and planned art exhibits focusing on human biotechnology.
News Stories about Tinkering with DNA Miss the Big PictureGlowing Rabbit Shows We're Creeping Toward Redesigning Human Lifeby Tom Abate San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 25th, 2000
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