One small step for medicine, one giant leap for eugenics

David Albert Jones | 09 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, human embryos, stem cell research

One very good reason why Americans distrust scientists

Michael Cook | 22 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, science, science policy, USA
Because they have opened a door to legalising eugenics

“People have to start thinking out eugenics in a different way”

Philippa Taylor | 07 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, Francis Crick, HFEA, UK
Why is a high profile, massively funded, European 'superlab' named after Francis Crick?

Margaret Sanger’s Eugenics Heyday in the Federal Government

Susan T. Muskett | 12 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptives, eugenics, Margaret Sanger
Her dream of controlling the fertility of the poor is coming to fruition.

Designing our descendants: Brave New Britain takes the lead again

Philippa Taylor | 27 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Crispr, eugenics, genetic engineering, UK
British scientists want to alter the human germline with the new CRISPR technology.

Designing our descendants

Margaret Somerville | 08 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, genetic engineering, IVF
Assisted human reproduction technology is growing ever more controversial.

The last psychopath: using the brain to root out disorder

Silvia Camporesi | 06 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, genetic screening, science fiction
A new play explores the future of genetic screening.

The new ethical frontier: DIY eugenics

Michael Cook | 21 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, Crispr, eugenics, IVF
A disruptive technology promises both medical advances and moral controversy.

Creating three-parent embryos is eugenics - sadly, British MPs don’t get it

Laura Keynes | 04 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, reproductive technology
They have voted 3 to 1 to go down that path.

Lest we forget

Michael Cook | 04 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, Nazi euthanasia programme, Nazism
Berlin's new memorial to the victims of Nazi eugenics should prompt us to remember our own.

Eugenics wasn’t always a dirty word

Calum MacKellar | 19 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, Scotland
A Scottish bioethicist recalls famous Scots who wanted to create a better humanity.

Engineering our way to a eugenic future

Philippa Taylor | 12 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, UK
The UK fertility regulator has proposed a "minor" procedure with momentous consequences which is legal nowhere else in the world.

The New Eugenics

Michael Cook | 14 December 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: eugenics, evolution, genetics
Some scientists are haunted by the idea of genetic degeneracy.

Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion

Angela Franks | 17 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, eugenics, population control, Public Discourse
A new biography of Margaret Sanger fails to confront the Planned Parenthood founder’s ideological commitment to eugenics and population control.

Eugenics and the Firewall

| 04 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, eugenics
Is science always a good thing? Anti-science always a bad one? A walk into a century ago might shed some light.

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