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GLP’s Jon Entine: Rules on human germline gene editing must be flexible to encourage innovation

Uptown Radio | 
[Editor's note: Marcy Darnovsky is the executive director of the Center for Genetics and Society. Jon Entine is the executive director ...

Should scientists be permitted to edit human germline? Experts weigh in

Wall Street Journal | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The development of technology ...

Gene editing regulations can’t be decided by scientists alone

Guardian | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. An international summit on ...

Human germline gene editing too complex for black-and-white moral framing

Guardian | 
The first day of BEINGS2015, “A Gathering of Global Thought Leaders to Reach Consensus on the Direction of Biotechnology for the ...

Human germline modification sorely in need of ethical discourse

Biopolitical Times | 
An Institute of Medicine committee is in the midst of a 19-month study, undertaken at the FDA’s request, of the ...
We should use genetic engineering to treat disease, not fundamentally alter future children

We should use genetic engineering to treat disease, not fundamentally alter future children

New York Times | 
The mitochondrial manipulation that the FDA is considering would start us down the slippery slope toward human experimentation with unknown ...

Three-party IVF a slippery slope to human germline modifcation

Nature | 
The UK government’s recent move towards human trials of mitochondrial-replacement techniques has prompted intense interest among scientists and bioethicists, while ...

Who should own DNA? All of us

Los Angeles Times | 
The following is an excerpt. [The] case coming before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday challenging two patents is a different animal, ...

Confusion reigns on genes, race, and Alzheimer’s

Biopolitical Times | 
The following is an excerpt. Wildly divergent headlines about a study of Alzheimer’s disease vividly illustrate the depth and breadth ...

Al Gore: Human biotech is a “driver of global change”

Biopolitical Times | 
The following is an edited excerpt. Al Gore has recently released The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. One of the ...
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Anti-genetics NGO slams technique to eliminate hereditary diseases as unethical manipulation

Biopolitical Times | 
The Center for Genetics and Society, which opposes gene modification on ideological grounds, is portraying as unethical a fertility treatment ...