- A historical view of social responsibility in genetics. Beckwith, Jon // BioScience;May93, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p327
Discusses the undercurrent running through the scientific community arguing that scientists must take responsibility for the social consequences of scientific research. Double-edged sword which the science of genetics presents to society; Parallels between conditions today and in the early part...
- `What about your genes?' Ethical, legal, and policy dimensions of genetics in the workplace. Lemmens, Trudo // Politics & the Life Sciences;Mar97, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p57
Presents information on an article which examined the complex ethical issues raised in relation to a variety of genetic tests for dealing with genetics in the workplace. Perception on the potential use of genetics in the workplace; Indepth look at the various forms of genetic testing.
- Ethical matters. Coles, P. // Nature;11/9/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6246, p108
Reports on the topics of discussion at a European meeting on Genetic Heritage and Human Rights. Scientific and ethical perspectives.
- The sacred language of genes. // Wilson Quarterly;Autumn96, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p128
Reviews an article entitled `Genetics, God and Sacred DNA,' by Dorothy by Dorothy Nelkin, published in the May-June 1996 issue of `Society,' the publication of the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey, about the spiritual importance of DNA.
- When man plays God. Wilkie, Tom // New Statesman;06/12/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4389, p14
Opinion. Argues that morality not safety is of the greatest concern to people in Europe, in the controversy over genetic modification. Information on the concerns of Europeans on genetic modifications of plans and animals; Reference to the biotechnology industry in 1998; Arguments for both...
- Naming and questioning the new genetic technologies. E.G. // Second Opinion;Jul91, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p146
Presents a summary of the article `Ethical Issues and Perspectives in Genetic Technologies: An Overview,' by Mary B. Mahowald, published in the July-September 1990 issue of the `International Journal of Bioethics.'
- Taking behavioral genetics seriously. Parens, Erik // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p13
Comments on the need to consider the moral basis of behavioral genetics. Threat of genetic selection on democratic ideas such as moral equality; Importance of understanding the inseparability of the body and the soul; Need for vigilance for the tendency of the discipline to reinforce inequities...
- Putting Genes in Their Place. // Christian Science Monitor;12/2/99, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p10
Asserts that the genetic composition of people is not what makes them who they are and that genes should not be used as a consideration in judging who we are.
- Research on the human genome and patentability--the ethical consequences. Pompidou, Alain // Journal of Medical Ethics;Apr95, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p69
Editorial. Asserts that the human genome is one of the primordial elements of the human being responsible for human identity and its transmission to descendants, and as such, ought not be appropriated or owned by any man. Patentability of utilizations of a gene; Elements that permit...