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The Genomics of PTSD Risk: Scientific and Ethical Perspectives
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A world of difference: The fundamental opposition between transhumanist “welfarism” and disability advocacy
Levin critiques the "welfarist account" of disability, which issues a moral mandate to prospective parents to maximize the capacities (e.g., cognitive ability) of their future children through genetic manipulation.
Serrano and colleagues describe an implementation protocol designed to address inequities in access to genomic research for individuals with rare disease.
McCartney argues that science curriculum focused on outdated genetic models, such as Mendelian inheritance and behavioral genetics, amplifies genetic essentialism and advocates for teaching contemporary genetics concepts.