Volume 23 Issue 1-5
Volume 23 Issue 5
Gene Patents
Oct-Dec 2010
Genes, Patents, Common Sense and the Law
By James Evans
When the Grass Eats the Cows
By John Conley, Dan Vorhaus
Is Government Getting Out of the Ethics Business?
By Jeremy Gruber
The Plaintiffs
By CRG staff - Interview with Sandra Park, ACLU
The Defendants
By CRG staff - interview with Richard Marsh, Myriad Genetics
Protecting the Intellectual Foundations of Genetic Science
By Eileen Kane
The Danger of the Broad Brush
By Christopher M. Holman
The Overstated Case
By Robert Cook-Deegan
The Sky Is Not Falling
By CRG staff - interview with Daniel Ravicher, Public Patent Foundation
Why Banning Patents Would Hurt Patients
By Sharon Terry
The Physical Embodiment of Information
By Magdalina Gugucheva
A Return to Judging
By Michele Goodwin
Why Genes Must Remain Eligible for Patenting
By Kevin Noonan
Naturally Occurring Genes and the Commons by Necessity
By David Koepsell
Foiling Gene Patents: The Salzberg Screen
By CRG staff - interview with Steven Salzberg
In Defense of a Working Good
By Paul Billings
Freedom of Genes
By Debra Greenfield
Patents on Genes, Organisms - and Human(oid)s?
By Stuart Newman
Synthetic Biology: The Next Wave of Patents on Life
By Jaydee Hanson, Eric Hoffman
EEOC Issues Strong Final Rule Implementing GINA
By Jeremy Gruber
Dangerous Harvest
By Diane Beeson
Reproductive Trafficking
By Hedva Eyal
Film Review: Eggsploitation
By Kathleen Sloan
Topic Updates: DNA Alarm Systems, Sickle Cell Testing, GM Mosquitoes
By CRG Staff
Dedication: Paul Steven Miller
By Jeremy Gruber
Editor's Note
By Samuel W. Anderson
Volume 23 Issue 4
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing
Aug-Sep 2010
Lessons Learned: How Berkeley Came to Abruptly Change Its Genetic Testing Program
By Jeremy Gruber
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: What’s the Prognosis?
By Jordan P. Lerner-Ellis, J. David Ellis, Robert Green
The Broken Clock: Accuracy and Utility of DTC Tests
By CRG staff - interview with James Evans
Consumer Genomics and the Empowered Patient
By Paul Billings
Not What the Doctor Ordered
By Sheldon Krimsky
DTC Genetic Testing: A UK Perspective
By Helen Wallace
False Reassurance
By CRG staff - interview with Adele Schneider
In Their Words: 23andMe
By CRG staff - interview with Anne Wojcicki and Ashley Gould
Genetic Counselors: Don't Get Tested Without One
By CRG staff - interview with Elizabeth Kearney
DTC Genetic Testing: Consumer Privacy Concerns
By Jeremy Gruber
The $1,000 Genome: Caveat Emptor
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
A View From the Inside
By Nancy Connell
DNA Profiling Is Tested in California
By CRG Staff
Fishy Business at the FDA
By Eric Hoffman
By Samuel W. Anderson
Volume 23 Issue 3
Genetics and Identity
May-Jun 2010
The Meaning of Genetics for Gay and Lesbian Identities
By Timothy F. Murphy
Genetics of the Jews: History and Identity
By Diana Muir Appelbaum, Paul S. Appelbaum
Educating Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology and Medicine
By Magdalina Gugucheva
Interview with Kimberly TallBear
By CRG staff - interview with Kimberly TallBear
DNA and Tribal Citizenship
By Jessica Bardill
Case in Point: The Havasupai
By CRG Staff
Ethics, Identity, Genetics, Patrimony and Power in the Harvesting of DNA from Africa
By Shomarka Keita, James Stewart
Neanderthal Genes, Religion, and the Unique Identity of Modern Humans
By Terence D. Keel
Reviews: Genetics and 'Intelligent Design'
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
UC Berkeley Adopts Controversial Genetic Testing Program
By Jeremy Gruber
Supreme Court Lifts Ban on GM Alfalfa
By Magdalina Gugucheva
In Vitro In Vivo In Venter
By Jim Thomas
By Samuel W. Anderson
Volume 23 Issue 2
Biolab Safety
Mar-Apr 2010
A Cruel and Unusual Corporation
By Ralph Nader
A Roach in the Kitchen
By CRG staff - interview with Becky McClain
Commentary: GM Crops
By Eric Hoffman
Dedication: Tony Mazzocchi
By Jeremy Gruber
Give Them an Inch...
By Michael Siciliano
One Bug, One Drug
By Lynn C. Klotz, Edward Sylvester
The Lab in My Backyard
By Beth Willis
Teatime in the Lab
By Samuel W. Anderson
Book Review: Breeding Bio Insecurity and Germs Gone Wild
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
Flushing It Down the Rabbit Hole
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
Topic: Genetic Discrimination
By Jeremy Gruber
Topic: Forensic DNA Databanks
By CRG Staff
The Case of Dr. Malcolm Casadaban
By CRG Staff
By Samuel W. Anderson
Volume 23 Issue 1
Synthetic Biology
Jan-Feb 2010
'Will Marry for Health Insurance'
By CRG staff - interview with Terri Carlson
Gene Patents: Nature's Handiwork?
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
Playing With Fire
By Samuel W. Anderson
Nature in the Laboratory
By Gregory E. Kaebnick
DIYbio: Biosecurity and the Entrepreneurial Future
By Gaymon Bennett
Who Let the Engineers Into the Lab?
By Eleonore Pauwels
Sugar Shock: The New Biomassters
By ETC Group
Dreaming of Les Jardins Chimiques
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
Biotech Eggplant: Ignoring the Resounding ‘No’
By Debbie Barker
Topic: Consumer Genetic Testing
By Jeremy Gruber
Book Review: Ordinary Genomes
By Andrew D. Thibedeau
Film Review: Made in India
By Kathleen Sloan
By Samuel W. Anderson
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