Bioethics.net » Genetics http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:52:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Ancient American genome rekindles legal row http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancient-american-genome-rekindles-legal-row/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancient-american-genome-rekindles-legal-row/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:51:20 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55565 http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancient-american-genome-rekindles-legal-row/feed/ 0 DNA links Kennewick Man to Native Americans http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-links-kennewick-man-to-native-americans/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-links-kennewick-man-to-native-americans/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:50:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55564 http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-links-kennewick-man-to-native-americans/feed/ 0 Dozens of Genes in Breast Cancer Tests Lack Link to Risk http://www.bioethics.net/news/dozens-of-genes-in-breast-cancer-tests-lack-link-to-risk/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/dozens-of-genes-in-breast-cancer-tests-lack-link-to-risk/#comments Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:36:39 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55339 http://www.bioethics.net/news/dozens-of-genes-in-breast-cancer-tests-lack-link-to-risk/feed/ 0 Imposing Genetic Diversity http://www.bioethics.net/articles/imposing-genetic-diversity/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/imposing-genetic-diversity/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:27:20 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=55389 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/imposing-genetic-diversity/feed/ 0 Ruffling a Few Feathers http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ruffling-a-few-feathers/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ruffling-a-few-feathers/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 17:26:38 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=55388 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ruffling-a-few-feathers/feed/ 0 Researchers oppose unvalidated gene panel tests for cancer links http://www.bioethics.net/news/researchers-oppose-unvalidated-gene-panel-tests-for-cancer-links/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/researchers-oppose-unvalidated-gene-panel-tests-for-cancer-links/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 19:20:25 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55279 http://www.bioethics.net/news/researchers-oppose-unvalidated-gene-panel-tests-for-cancer-links/feed/ 0 U.S. science leaders to tackle ethics of gene-editing technology http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 16:32:11 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55181 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-science-leaders-to-tackle-ethics-of-gene-editing-technology/feed/ 0 National academies will meet to guide ‘gene editing’ research http://www.bioethics.net/news/national-academies-will-meet-to-guide-gene-editing-research/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/national-academies-will-meet-to-guide-gene-editing-research/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 19:20:46 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55119 http://www.bioethics.net/news/national-academies-will-meet-to-guide-gene-editing-research/feed/ 0 Cystic fibrosis drug offers hope to patients http://www.bioethics.net/news/cystic-fibrosis-drug-offers-hope-to-patients/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/cystic-fibrosis-drug-offers-hope-to-patients/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 19:10:43 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55118 http://www.bioethics.net/news/cystic-fibrosis-drug-offers-hope-to-patients/feed/ 0 Still More on Gene Editing http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/05/14/still-more-on-gene-editing/ http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/05/14/still-more-on-gene-editing/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 02:17:48 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5955 Read More 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http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-panel-big-issues-will-loom-when-everyone-has-their-genomic-sequence-on-a-thumb-drive/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-panel-big-issues-will-loom-when-everyone-has-their-genomic-sequence-on-a-thumb-drive/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 18:25:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54998 http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-panel-big-issues-will-loom-when-everyone-has-their-genomic-sequence-on-a-thumb-drive/feed/ 0 Human Germline Genetic Enhancement and The Abolition of Man http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/0dptYuu6Y1s/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/0dptYuu6Y1s/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 15:53:42 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5930 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/05/06/human-germline-genetic-enhancement-and-the-abolition-of-man/feed/ 0 Myriad Genetics Fights Off Threats From Rivals http://www.bioethics.net/news/myriad-genetics-fights-off-threats-from-rivals/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/myriad-genetics-fights-off-threats-from-rivals/#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 22:36:38 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54971 http://www.bioethics.net/news/myriad-genetics-fights-off-threats-from-rivals/feed/ 0 How Private DNA Data Linked an Innocent Man to a 20-year-old Murder Case http://www.bioethics.net/news/how-private-dna-data-linked-an-innocent-man-to-a-20-year-old-murder-case/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/how-private-dna-data-linked-an-innocent-man-to-a-20-year-old-murder-case/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 22:29:53 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54967 http://www.bioethics.net/news/how-private-dna-data-linked-an-innocent-man-to-a-20-year-old-murder-case/feed/ 0 Statement on NIH funding of research using gene-editing technologies in human embryos http://www.bioethics.net/news/statement-on-nih-funding-of-research-using-gene-editing-technologies-in-human-embryos/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/statement-on-nih-funding-of-research-using-gene-editing-technologies-in-human-embryos/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:34:38 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54970 http://www.bioethics.net/news/statement-on-nih-funding-of-research-using-gene-editing-technologies-in-human-embryos/feed/ 0 More on Gene Editing http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/j6-8mJ2Sy2g/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/j6-8mJ2Sy2g/#comments Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:56:19 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5926 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/04/30/more-on-gene-editing/feed/ 0 Genome study reveals lonely end for the world’s woolly mammoths http://www.bioethics.net/news/genome-study-reveals-lonely-end-for-the-worlds-woolly-mammoths/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/genome-study-reveals-lonely-end-for-the-worlds-woolly-mammoths/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:00:52 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54909 http://www.bioethics.net/news/genome-study-reveals-lonely-end-for-the-worlds-woolly-mammoths/feed/ 0 New Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer Hold Promise http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-genetic-tests-for-breast-cancer-hold-promise/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-genetic-tests-for-breast-cancer-hold-promise/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:21:49 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54816 http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-genetic-tests-for-breast-cancer-hold-promise/feed/ 0 BRCA gene datashare will help detect cancer risk http://www.bioethics.net/news/brca-gene-datashare-will-help-detect-cancer-risk/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/brca-gene-datashare-will-help-detect-cancer-risk/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:19:25 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54815 http://www.bioethics.net/news/brca-gene-datashare-will-help-detect-cancer-risk/feed/ 0 Regulators may recommend testing food for glyphosate residues http://www.bioethics.net/news/regulators-may-recommend-testing-food-for-glyphosate-residues/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/regulators-may-recommend-testing-food-for-glyphosate-residues/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:32:23 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54818 http://www.bioethics.net/news/regulators-may-recommend-testing-food-for-glyphosate-residues/feed/ 0 A Drive-By Shot at the Concept of “Liberal Neutrality” http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/JgkTSdPARS8/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/JgkTSdPARS8/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:34:53 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5898 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/04/16/a-drive-by-shot-at-the-concept-of-liberal-neutrality/feed/ 0 U.S. study calls into question tests that sequence tumor genes http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-study-calls-into-question-tests-that-sequence-tumor-genes/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-study-calls-into-question-tests-that-sequence-tumor-genes/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:08:50 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54790 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-study-calls-into-question-tests-that-sequence-tumor-genes/feed/ 0 Is the placebo effect in some people’s genes? http://www.bioethics.net/news/is-the-placebo-effect-in-some-peoples-genes/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/is-the-placebo-effect-in-some-peoples-genes/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:06:21 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54789 http://www.bioethics.net/news/is-the-placebo-effect-in-some-peoples-genes/feed/ 0 ‘Open Humans’ Network Launched to Share DNA and Other Data http://www.bioethics.net/news/open-humans-network-launched-to-share-dna-and-other-data/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/open-humans-network-launched-to-share-dna-and-other-data/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:11:47 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54732 http://www.bioethics.net/news/open-humans-network-launched-to-share-dna-and-other-data/feed/ 0 Residual Dried Blood and New Born Screening in Minnesota https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/ https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:24:21 +0000 http://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/?p=537 ]]> https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/feed/ 0 DNA of ‘an entire nation’ assessed http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-of-an-entire-nation-assessed/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-of-an-entire-nation-assessed/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:10:55 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54634 http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-of-an-entire-nation-assessed/feed/ 0 Ancestry.com uses spit to find your long-lost relatives http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancestry-com-uses-spit-to-find-your-long-lost-relatives/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancestry-com-uses-spit-to-find-your-long-lost-relatives/#comments Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:05:09 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54631 http://www.bioethics.net/news/ancestry-com-uses-spit-to-find-your-long-lost-relatives/feed/ 0 Stanford faculty lend voices to call for “genome editing” guidelines http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-faculty-lend-voices-to-call-for-genome-editing-guidelines/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-faculty-lend-voices-to-call-for-genome-editing-guidelines/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:08:50 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54633 http://www.bioethics.net/news/stanford-faculty-lend-voices-to-call-for-genome-editing-guidelines/feed/ 0 New gene-altering technique worries scientists http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-gene-altering-technique-worries-scientists/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-gene-altering-technique-worries-scientists/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:03:24 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54630 http://www.bioethics.net/news/new-gene-altering-technique-worries-scientists/feed/ 0 DNA Blood Test Accurately Identifies Down Syndrome in Fetus http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:30:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54568 http://www.bioethics.net/news/dna-blood-test-accurately-identifies-down-syndrome-in-fetus/feed/ 0 Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis and Abortion http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/cT4JCJ11a-E/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/cT4JCJ11a-E/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:30:36 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5813 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/03/21/pre-implantation-genetic-diagnosis-and-abortion/feed/ 0 Taking Precautions http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/2X1sJNg004k/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/2X1sJNg004k/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 03:40:57 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5776 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/03/12/taking-precautions/feed/ 0 “The Natural” http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/0AxuZSUsLgU/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/0AxuZSUsLgU/#comments Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:15:08 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5773 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/03/05/the-natural/feed/ 0 Engineering the Perfect Baby http://www.bioethics.net/news/engineering-the-perfect-baby/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/engineering-the-perfect-baby/#comments Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:25:50 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54247 http://www.bioethics.net/news/engineering-the-perfect-baby/feed/ 0 Fools Rushing In? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/BnxKDgU_Oew/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/BnxKDgU_Oew/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:00:52 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5747 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/03/01/fools-rushing-in/feed/ 0 Fools Rushing In? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/BnxKDgU_Oew/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/BnxKDgU_Oew/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:00:52 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5747 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/03/01/fools-rushing-in/feed/ 0 Collating Some Resources about 3-Parent IVF http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/qLGuCGjkcxQ/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/qLGuCGjkcxQ/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:22:39 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5736 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/02/27/collating-some-resources-about-3-parent-ivf/feed/ 0 U.S. approves first biotech apple that resists browning http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-approves-first-biotech-apple-that-resists-browning/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-approves-first-biotech-apple-that-resists-browning/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:15:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54039 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-approves-first-biotech-apple-that-resists-browning/feed/ 0 UK Set to Legalize Babies With DNA From 3 Parents http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:07:09 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53976 http://www.bioethics.net/news/uk-set-to-legalize-babies-with-dna-from-3-parents/feed/ 0 Collectivizing Rescue Obligations in Bioethics http://www.bioethics.net/articles/collectivizing-rescue-obligations-in-bioethics/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/collectivizing-rescue-obligations-in-bioethics/#comments Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:59:59 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=54036 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/collectivizing-rescue-obligations-in-bioethics/feed/ 0 Cinematic Cautionary Tales http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/cwNnHmB1yz0/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/bioethics-at-tiu/~3/cwNnHmB1yz0/#comments Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:00:08 +0000 http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/?p=5646 Read More »]]> http://blogs.tiu.edu/bioethics/2015/01/31/cinematic-cautionary-tales/feed/ 0 Obama to Request Research Funding for Treatments Tailored to Patients’ DNA http://www.bioethics.net/news/obama-to-request-research-funding-for-treatments-tailored-to-patients-dna/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/obama-to-request-research-funding-for-treatments-tailored-to-patients-dna/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:55:42 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53823 http://www.bioethics.net/news/obama-to-request-research-funding-for-treatments-tailored-to-patients-dna/feed/ 0 Genetic Testing and Tribal Identity http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-testing-and-tribal-identity/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-testing-and-tribal-identity/#comments Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:54:32 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53822 http://www.bioethics.net/news/genetic-testing-and-tribal-identity/feed/ 0 Still Alice: A Portrait of Familial Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.bioethics.net/2015/01/still-alice-a-portrait-of-familial-alzheimers-disease/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/01/still-alice-a-portrait-of-familial-alzheimers-disease/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:00:02 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=53781 by Craig M. Klugman, Ph.D.

This past weekend I spent a cold, snowy day in the theater watching the movie Still Alice. Julianne Moore plays Alice Howland, a renowned neurolinguistics professor at Columbia University who is diagnosed with familial, early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. The film opens with Howland celebrating her 50th birthday where she has a momentary lapse in thought. We next see her giving a lecture at UCLA where she loses her place in giving a presentation. Then she is jogging through the campus where she has taught for decades and finds that she recognizes nothing.…

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Testing for mortality: Why I measured my telomeres. Should you? http://www.bioethics.net/news/testing-for-mortality-why-i-measured-my-telomeres-should-you/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/testing-for-mortality-why-i-measured-my-telomeres-should-you/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 23:52:42 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53788 http://www.bioethics.net/news/testing-for-mortality-why-i-measured-my-telomeres-should-you/feed/ 0 Surprise! With $60 Million Genentech Deal, 23andMe Has A Business Plan http://www.bioethics.net/news/surprise-with-60-million-genentech-deal-23andme-has-a-business-plan-2/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/surprise-with-60-million-genentech-deal-23andme-has-a-business-plan-2/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:43:44 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53764 http://www.bioethics.net/news/surprise-with-60-million-genentech-deal-23andme-has-a-business-plan-2/feed/ 0 Most parents want their babies’ genome sequenced, study finds http://www.bioethics.net/news/most-parents-want-their-babies-genome-sequenced-study-finds/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/most-parents-want-their-babies-genome-sequenced-study-finds/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:42:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53763 http://www.bioethics.net/news/most-parents-want-their-babies-genome-sequenced-study-finds/feed/ 0 Who Owns A Human Genome? http://www.bioethics.net/news/who-owns-a-human-genome/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/who-owns-a-human-genome/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:02:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=53689 http://www.bioethics.net/news/who-owns-a-human-genome/feed/ 0