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Is Gene Therapy Playing God?

February 9, 2015

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons   by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla It was near the end of the class period, and I was trying to explain the difference between regulating gene expression–how genes get turned on and off– and replacing genes.  “It is possible to modify gene regulation biochemically, using a... View Article

The Language of God

January 6, 2007

I have always thought that Dr. Francis Collins is a pretty cool guy. When I first met him in 1992, I was impressed by his engaging personality, his love of playing the guitar and riding motorcycles, and his unabashed Christian faith. Dr. Collins is the head of the National Human... View Article

DNA as Destiny?

November 22, 2006

Since the completion of the Human Genome Project, there seems to be a growing sense that everything, including our behavior, can be explained by our genes. According to this idea, there’s a gene (or genes) for addiction, for sexual orientation, even for altruism. Now that we know the human genetic... View Article