Are We More Than Our Genes?

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Has nature endowed us with a capacity for altruism? Should we be allowed to determine our children’s eye color? What happens when humans can easily “play God”?

These are a few of the questions that this Sinai and Synapses Discussion Forum explores.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/30/15

This Week in Genetics and Religion

Why DNA evidence is not so precise, the neuroscience of belief, and a thought experiment about immortal atheists — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/23/15

This Week in Genetics and Religion

Using genes to identify children with learning disabilities, what it means for humans to be “99% chimp,” and why Caitlyn Jenner angered fundamentalists — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/15/15

Genes and Religion

Whether GMO’s are kosher, Morgan Freeman’s new documentary on God and the brain, and how toddlers learn right from wrong — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.