Content on Genetics (Page 2)

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This Week in Genetics and Religion

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

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

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

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.
Genes and Religion

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

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.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/8/15

How parents’ lives affect their descendants’ DNA, why some emotions are hardwired, and a new way to think about the evolutionary history of humans — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.
How much of "who we are" is determined by our genetic makeup?

Our Genes, Our Selves

As genetic technology continues to advance, what happens when we try to create or eliminate certain characteristics for our children? What are the potential unintended consequences with fiddling with our DNA? Should humans be “playing God”? Lisa Ortuno, a Sinai and Synapses Fellow, explores those questions through a series of interviews, asking several experts, “Are we more than our genes?”

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 6/1/15

A genetic disposition for religion leading to more prosociality, whether the wealthiest humans will evolve into “god-like cyborgs,” and ethical questions raised by ensuring survival of “micro preemie babies” — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 5/26/15

The first-ever conference on bioethics and cellular technology, whether infidelity has a genetic basis, and just how much of “who we are” is nature or nurture — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.

This Week in Genetics and Religion – 5/18/15

Why some people are more likely to cry at weddings and funerals, the difficulty of discovering where language came from, and why our community might be more important than our genetics in encouraging health — here’s what’s new in genetics and religion this week.
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