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George Church

'Evolution Right Now Is in the Marketplace'

Pete Shanks | Posted 11.12.2014 | Science
Pete Shanks

George Church -- professor at Harvard and MIT, multifaceted researcher, entrepreneur, author and advocate of open-access genomics -- gives good quotation. The latest publication to exploit this is The Economist, which just ran a feature about him called "Welcome to my genome," which includes some of Church's predictions for human genetic modification.

Communicating Science, Caveman Style

David Rejeski | Posted 04.02.2013 | Science
David Rejeski

The headline in the Britain's Daily Mail tabloid was hard to miss: "Wanted: Adventurous Woman to Give Birth to Neanderthal Man, Harvard Professor seeks Mother for Cloned Cave Baby."

Geneticist Clarifies 'Neanderthal Baby' Comments

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- A prominent genetics expert from Harvard Medical School wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He is NOT looking for a woman to bear a N...

Neanderthal Cloning Idea Triggers Ethics Debate

Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

By: Marc Lallanilla, Life's Little Mysteries Assistant Editor Published: 01/22/2013 01:12 PM EST on LiveScience In a controversial interview tha...

Overcoming Genophobia

Misha Angrist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Misha Angrist

DNA in a test tube is prosaic: the "stuff of life" looks a lot like what emerges from a child's runny nose. But there has long been something taboo in that tube.