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    The argument of Julian Savulescu's 2001 paper, "Procreative Beneficence: Why We Should Select the Best Children" is flawed in a number of respects. Savulescu confuses reasons with obligations and equivocates b...

    Authors: Robert Sparrow

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2007 3:43

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    As new biotechnologies are developed, the parallels with GM crops are often drawn. In this paper, I consider GM animals and contrast them with GM crops. I use a systems of innovation perspective to consider in...

    Authors: Ann Bruce

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2007 3:1

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  3. Content type: Editorial Essay

    Animals are commonplace in genomic research, yet to date there has been little direct interrogation of the position, role and construction of animals in the otherwise flourishing social science of genomics. Fo...

    Authors: Matthew Harvey

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2007 3:1

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    Key activities in biomedicine and related research rely on collections of biological samples and related files. Access to such resources in industry and in academic contexts has become strategic and represents...

    Authors: Fabien Milanovic, David Pontille and Anne Cambon-Thomsen

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2007 3:17

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    Genetic and other biotechnologies are starting to impact significantly upon society and individuals within it. Rose and Novas draw on an analysis of many patient groups to sketch out the broad notion of biocit...

    Authors: Alexandra Plows and Paula Boddington

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:115

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    Storage and secondary use of bloodspots collected for newborn screening raises controversies because of the particularly sensitive nature of the information that can be derived from them and the lack of nation...

    Authors: Denise Avard, Hilary Vallance, Cheryl Greenberg, Claude Laberge, Linda Kharaboyan and Margo Plant

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:80

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  7. Content type: Special Issue Article

    The paper uses insights from the so-called rape in disguise case study to describe forensic DNA practices in the Netherlands in late 1980s. It describes how "reliabilities" of forensic DNA practices were achieved...

    Authors: Victor Toom

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:64

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  8. Content type: Special Issue Article

    The completion of the Human Genome Project has opened up unprecedented possibilities in healthcare, but also ethical and social dilemmas in terms of how these can be achieved. Genomic information can be seen a...

    Authors: Adèle Langlois

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:49

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    On 26 June 2000, during the presentation of the Human Genome Project's first draft, Bill Clinton, then President of the United States, claimed that "today we are learning the language in which God created life".1

    Authors: Miguel García-Sancho

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:16

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    Edwin Southern developed a blotting technique for DNA in 1973, thereby creating a staple of molecular biology laboratory procedures still used after several decades. It became a seminal technology for studying...

    Authors: Daidree Tofano, Ilse R. Wiechers and Robert Cook-Deegan

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:50

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    With a shift from genetics to genomics, the study of organisms in terms of their full DNA sequences, the resurgence of eugenics has taken on a new form. Following from this new form of eugenics, which I have t...

    Authors: Julie M Aultman

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:28

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    This paper has been prepared from the perspective of the ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum, which has the particular mandate of linking social science research on genomics with ongoing public and policy de...

    Authors: Michael Banner and Jonathan E Suk

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:1

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  13. Content type: Comment

    With the completion and the success of the unraveling of the human and some nonhuman genetic codes comes the optimism that science, once again, is at the threshold of transforming human existence in an unprece...

    Authors: Temidayo O Ogundiran

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:66

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    To explore new mothers' knowledge of newborn screening, and their attitudes towards issues surrounding sample retention and the potential for blood screening samples to be used for research.

    Authors: Angela Davey, Davina French, Hugh Dawkins and Peter O'Leary

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:41

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    In discussions on genetic engineering and plant breeding, the intrinsic value of plants and crops is used as an argument against this technology. This paper focuses on the new field of plant genomics, which, a...

    Authors: Bart Gremmen

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:1

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