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  1. Since the establishment of the Human Genome Project and the identification of genes in human DNA that play a role in human diseases and disorders, a long, moral and political, battle has began over the extensi...

    Authors: Theo Papaioannou

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:64

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  2. Pharmacogenomics is a quickly evolving field of research that increasingly impacts individuals and society. As some innovations in biotechnology have experienced strong public opposition during the 1990s, inte...

    Authors: R. P. Verhoeff, E. H. M. Moors and P. Osseweijer

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:53

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  3. The informed consent process provides protection by ensuring that potential research subjects understand the goals of the research project they are being asked to voluntarily partake in as well as the risks as...

    Authors: Lucy Panoyan, Shuko Lee, Rawan Arar, Hanna E Abboud and Nedal Arar

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:11

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  4. While it would be difficult to dispute that individuals vary in their facility with both their native language and with foreign languages, a central tenet of modern linguistics has been that such variation is ...

    Authors: Alison Wray

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:58

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  5. Is the gene 'special' for historians? What effects, if any, has the notion of the 'gene' had on our understanding of history? Certainly, there is a widespread public and professional perception that genetics a...

    Authors: Roberta Bivins

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:12

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  6. In answering the question 'what is special about the gene' from a literary perspective, the article suggests that if literary appreciation is often seen as a mark of human exceptionalism, knowledge of the gene...

    Authors: David Amigoni

    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2008 4:1

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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

    Content type: Editorial Essay

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  10. 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

    Content type: Article

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  11. 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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  12. 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

    Content type: Special Issue Article

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