Combat in Our Genes?

by jeeg 19. January 2011 21:10
Born soldiers may say they have "combat in our genes" — but a new report suggests the Pentagon may want to give the phrase whole new meaning by turning DNA into the next military battleground. The report, prepared by a defense science advisory panel known as JASON and reported by Secrec... [More]

Genetic Soldiers? Advisory Group Urges Pentagon To Map Genes Of All Personnel

by jeeg 14. January 2011 19:10
It sounds like something out of a dystopian science fiction novel, but it's not. A new report from a secretive, highly influential group of scientists is urging the Department of Defense to begin collecting and mapping the full genome of all military personnel -- a move that could well give ... [More]

Controversial Sperm Bank Launched on Dating Site

by jeeg 22. June 2010 23:13
An exclusive dating website, with a strict ban on ugly people, has launched what it's calling a 'beautiful baby service', a virtual egg and sperm bank for people who want to have attractive babies. Critics are questioning the ethics of the site but those running it are making no apologies. Par... [More]

Anti-Immigrant Legislation, Eugenics & the Far Right

by jeeg 7. May 2010 14:24
  Is it surprising that SB 1070, Arizona’s legislation that legalizes racial profiling, and similar state bills are connected to eugenics and the far right wing? In at least 7 of the 11 states where Arizona copy-cat bills are being discussed, key lawmakers are linked to the far-right l... [More]
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