How You Can Learn More

Here is a mix of resources that represent diverse points of view on the new technologies.

Non Profit Organizations

Short Videos

Movies

Documentaries

Non-fiction

  • The Match: “Savior Siblings” and One Family’s Battle to Heal their Daughter, Beth Whitehouse (2010)

  • Enhancing Evolution: The Ethical Case for Making Better People, John Harris (2007)

  • Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction Is Changing Men, Women and the World, Liza Mundy (2007)

  • The Case Against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering, Michael J. Sandel (2007)

  • The Baby Business: How Money, Science, and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception, Debora L. Spar (2006)

  • Challenging Nature: The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life, Lee Silver (2006)

  • Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies—and What It Means to be Human, Joel Garreau (2005)

  • Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age, Bill McKibben (2003)

  • Human Genetic Engineering: A Guide for Activists, Skeptics, and the Very Perplexed, Pete Shanks (2007)

  • Redesigning Humans: Our Inevitable Genetic Future, Gregory Stock (2002)

  • The Clone Age: Adventures in the New World of Reproductive Technology, Lori Andrews (1999)

  • Remaking Eden: How Genetic Engineering and Cloning Will Transform the American Family, Lee Silver (1997)

Fiction

  • Next, Michael Crichton (2006)

  • Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro (2006)

  • My Sister’s Keeper, Jodi Picoult (2004)

  • Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood (2003)

  • The Secret, Eva Hoffman (2001)

  • Mendel’s Dwarf, Simon Mawer (1999)