Posts Tagged: genetics

Rivers of Babylon: The Story of a Third-Trimester Abortion


She said something to me, then, that has been a great comfort. “You had a choice,” she said, “but you did not have free will.” A choice that was no choice at all. ...more

TORCH: Blood Trauma


But still: A pattern. The trauma had been diluted by time. But, it was still present, still discernible, in my blood. ...more

A New Tool Based On Old Racialism


While concerns over the accuracy and invasiveness of the technology are important, the primary fear I have is that the technology available today masks a form of gender and racial stereotyping with the scientific authority of genetics.

Heather Dewey-Hagborg considers the implications of a new law enforcement tool called “Forensic DNA Phenotyping” in an essay over at The New Inquiry.