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Yeast Infection Led to Removal of Transplanted Uterus
by Denise Grady
The New York Times
April 8th, 2016
Just two weeks after the first US uterus transplant, the organ had to be removed because a common yeast infection posed life-threatening risks.
MIT research suggests possibility of gene therapy to treat ADHD
by Lindsay Kalter
March 23rd, 2016
Controversial research in mice, seeking a genetic link to ADHD, may eventually lead to clinical attempts to "introduce genetic material that might be missing from the human."
CRISPR Pioneer Feng Zhang Talks About What's Next for Gene Editing
by Kate Lunau
March 23rd, 2016
“The field is still very young,” but Zhang hopes CRISPR is a way to address conditions that he characterizes as psychiatric, including depression, schizophrenia, autism and Alzheimer’s.
Dinosaurs are Extinct, but Normalization is Alive and Well
by Emily Beitiks,
March 22nd, 2016
While the disability movement is pushing us away from the reductive concept of "normal", dinosaur education for our kids lags behind.
Placenta test for autism risk sparks serious concern
by Ann Griswold
March 21st, 2016
“There are no published data to support the new test as a screening tool."
Texas Woman Is the First Person to Undergo Optogenetic Therapy
by Katherine Bourzac
MIT Technology Review
March 18th, 2016
Beyond the implications for treating blind people, this gene therapy trial is also being watched by the neuroscience community.
Why Surrogacy Laws Must Be Established — the Story of the Ott-Dahls
by Keston Ott-Dahl
March 18th, 2016
When my partner Andrea became a surrogate for another lesbian couple we had no idea we would end up starting over as new parents.
Uterus Transplants: Identifying Stakeholders & Objections
by Elliot Hosman
March 10th, 2016
Clinical trials have migrated from Sweden to the US, and questions regarding safety, ethics, and social justice are mounting.
When baby is due, genetic counselors seen downplaying false alarms
by Beth Daley
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
March 6th, 2016
Even after the birth, when their baby looked fine, their genetic counselor insisted that the result of the test was not a mistake.
'Imbeciles' Explores Legacy Of Eugenics In America
All Things Considered, NPR
February 26th, 2016
Adam Cohen's new book tells the story of the 1927 Supreme Court case Buck v. Bell. The ruling permitted the state of Virginia to sterilize an "imbecile" — a scientific term of the day.
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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]
Genes Are Overrated
The False Promise of DNA Testing
Will Modern Genetics Turn Us Into Gene “Genies”?
A book about the superiority of mixed-race people is going into a second printing, and the internet is pissed
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