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Mapping the Human Genome: Risks and Benefits

Jan 05, 2004
David Rejeski, director of the Wilson Center's Foresight and Governance Project, lauds the benefits but warns of the ethical and moral implications of the sequencing of the human genome.

The Genetic Age: Who Owns the Genome?

Sep 24, 2002
Do companies have the right to patent genetic discoveries? This has become one of the most controversal intellectual property issues of our time. A panel of experts debated the ethical, legal, and financial implications of gene patenting at a recent Wilson Center event.

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