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Genetic Engineering


Articles

Human Gene Editing Arrives in America

Reflections on the Instrumentalization of Human Life

July 28, 2017

On the Shelf

Short reviews of books on the opioid epidemic, the crisis of authority, Silicon Valley, the “new eugenics,” and more

Spring 2017

Gene Editing: New Technology, Old Moral Questions

Winter 2016Brendan P. Foht on using CRISPR to help patients and design our descendants

Philanthropy in Science, Technology, and Medicine

Winter 2015Selections from The Almanac of American Philanthropy

First Thoughts on Germline Engineering

April 23, 2015

Jurassic Generation

Winter/Spring 2013Ari N. Schulman on the unintended consequences of the twenty-year-old dinosaur movie

How Not to Label Biotech Foods

Summer 2012Jonathan H. Adler on mandates, markets, and the “right to know”

Human Nature is Here to Stay

Summer 2003Larry Arnhart on why biotechnology will not change our bodies, brains, and desires

Life from Scratch

Promise, Peril, and Pathogens: Breakthroughs in Synthetic Biology

Spring 2004

The Promise and Perils of Synthetic Biology

Spring 2006Jonathan B. Tucker and Raymond A. Zilinskas on regulating designer microbes