Watch CRG Board Chair Sheldon Krimsky Discuss "Designer Genes" at Tomorrow's World Science Festival

by jeeg 29. May 2014 20:49
  World Science Festival presents: Designer Genes: Fashion Our Biological Future   May 30, 2014 from 08:00 pm to 09:30 pm Hunter College Kaye Playhouse New York City   Moderator: Emily Senay Participants: George Church, Nita A. Farahany, Jamie A. Grifo, Sheldon Krimsky, ... [More]

You Can't Predict Destiny by Designing Your Baby's Genome

by jeeg 11. November 2013 21:41
In the 1997 film "Gattaca," wealthy parents regularly use what's called preimplantation genetic diagnosis to pick children with the most desirable characteristics. Using in vitro fertilization, PGD creates several embryos and then uses the most genetically promising one to attempt a pregnancy.... [More]
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