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Public Awareness and Attitudes about Reproductive Genetic Technology
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2002)
Americans are both hopeful and fearful about the rapidly advancing power of scientists to manipulate human reproduction, according to a new survey released today by the Genetics and Public Policy Center, a Johns Hopkins ...
Genetic tests are testing the law
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2006)
Genetic testing technology has brought new hope—and reproductive options—to would-be parents. But when a testing error occurs or the results are misread or miscommunicated, children may be born with severe, lifelong ...
IMAGN! Increasing Minority Awareness of Genetics Now!
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005)
The Human Genome Project revealed that any two humans are 99.9 percent genetically identical to each other. Yet by looking around you, it’s apparent that the 0.1 percent by which we all differ in our DNA can lead to ...
The Genetic Town Hall: Making Every Voice Count
(GENETICS & PUBLIC POLICY CENTER, 2004)
In six American cities during the summer of 2004, a unique information exchange took place. From students to seniors, from medical professionals to people with disabilities, from the homeless to the well-to-do, people ...
Values in Conflict: Public Attitudes on Embryonic Stem Cell Research
(Genetics and Public Policy Center, 2005-10)
Stem cells are unique among human cells in that they possess the uncanny ability to develop into virtually any other cell of the body, offering a hypothetical tool kit for repairing diseased hearts, mending broken spinal ...