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The rise and fall of hybrids in the UKby Jesse ReynoldsBiopolitical TimesOctober 20th, 2009The remarkable push by UK researchers for animal-human hybrid embryos is another strange tale of science politics and science policy.
Suspects' DNA data plans changed [UK]BBC NewsOctober 19th, 2009The UK government has dropped plans to give ministers wide powers on holding innocent people's DNA data on record.
Google Babyby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesOctober 9th, 2009An Israeli documentary offers an excruciatingly up-close look at India's booming global surrogacy industry.
Embryo research driven out of Britainby Steve ConnorThe IndependentOctober 5th, 2009Scientists abandon plan to develop stem cells from human-animal hybrid embryos after funding dries up
Experts condemn asylum DNA tests BBC NewsSeptember 30th, 2009Leading scientists have criticised as "naive" and scientifically flawed DNA tests for asylum seekers to establish where they come from.
Itís All Fun and Games Until Someone Fails a DNA Ancestry Testby Osagie ObasogieBiopolitical TimesSeptember 30th, 2009Officials in the United Kingdom have launched the Human Provenance Pilot Project in an attempt to use genetic technologies to determine the nationality of asylum seekers.
Genotyping Childrenby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesSeptember 29th, 2009Twice in the last few weeks Anne Wojcicki, of 23andMe, has strongly defended genotyping children, an increasingly controversial practice.
Human tissue can be taken for human-animal embryo experiments without consentby Laura DonnellyThe Telegraph (UK)September 12th, 2009Tens of thousands of samples of human tissue will be offered for use in controversial human/animal hybrid embryo research without the consent of the patients who donated them.
DNA pioneer calls for innocent to be taken off databaseby Ben Padley and Ellen BranaghPress AssociationSeptember 10th, 2009The man who discovered DNA fingerprinting demanded the removal of innocent people from the United Kingdom database.
The Gray Areas at the Edges of Regulationby Pete ShanksBiopolitical TimesAugust 26th, 2009The UK experience with regulation continues to offer lessons, as sperm sellers are arrested, US companies promote sex selection to Britons, and an MP has his DNA removed from the police database.
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