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Will the Alt-Right Promote a New Kind of Racist Genetics?
by Sarah Zhang
December 29th, 2016
The genomic revolution has led to easy sequencing and cheap "ancestry" tests. White nationalists are paying attention.
UC Davis professor wants FDA to create firm guidelines for stem-cell treatments, put clinics on notice
by Claudia Buck
December 24th, 2016
Now is the time for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to finalize guidelines and send notices to clinics that are offering untested treatments.
by Alexandra Minna Stern
Issues in Science and Technology
December 20th, 2016
The eugenic past can be a useful compass when considering present and future uses of genetic technologies.
Babies made from three people approved in UK
by James Gallagher
December 15th, 2016
Some scientists have questioned the technique, saying it could open the door to genetically-modified 'designer' babies.
With 21st Century Cures Act, the Future of Regenerative Medicine Is “Inject and See”
by Megan Molten
December 13th, 2016
Critics say it’s deregulation in sheep’s clothing — and worry that both science and patients will suffer.
Trump is considering a radical to lead FDA. That’s dangerous for public health
by Ed Silverman
December 12th, 2016
Imagine being prescribed a medicine when no one has a clue if it will work — because the government never required it to be tested for effectiveness.
Historians seek reparations for Californians forcibly sterilized
by Ronnie Cohen
December 12th, 2016
Alexandra Stern and colleagues investigated over 20,000 documents from the state's eugenics program. Many victims are alive today; California, like other states, should offer them financial compensation.
Exclusive: Mexico clinic plans 20 ‘three-parent’ babies in 2017
by Michael Le Page
December 9th, 2016
Mexico has no specific regulations governing mitochondrial replacement or assisted reproduction.
Trump, Science and Social Justice
by Pete Shanks
December 8th, 2016
President-elect Trump's appointments, so far, are frightening to anyone who cares about science, or social, economic and environmental justice.
Winners and losers of the 21st Century Cures Act
by Sheila Kaplan
December 5th, 2016
Despite overwhelming bipartisan support, Elizabeth Warren says the bill was "hijacked" by Big Pharma to water down safety requirements for new drugs and devices.
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New Forms of Sex Selection [PDF]
Disability Community and Identity: Perceptions of Prenatal Screening
The New Eugenics
Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible? [PDF]
The Disability Rights Critique of Prenatal Genetic Testing [PDF]
California needs to do more than apologize to people it sterilized
Written evidence for the Genomics and Genome-Editing Inquiry of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
How to Watch the Biggest Science Story of 2017
California voters were promised cures. But the state stem cell agency has funded just a trickle of clinical trials
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