If a gay gene were to exist, what would that mean for reproductive technologies?
Is germ-line gene-editing ethical or will it bring back eugenics?
Authors: Jasmine Mariko Reddy, Riya Shah, Emily Burns, Jessica Wakefield, Sareen Manuel, Chris Jamali, Eryn Wilkinson, Swetha Sundaram, Osvaldo Sanchez Fernandez, Fiza Zahra Baloch, Anna Yu, Yasaman Moradian, Arman Soltanzadeh, Maya Barajas-Tavera, Medha Vallurupalli, and Chien-Ling Liu Zeleny
A project integrates literature from multiple disciplines to investigate history of collected knowledge about therapeutic properties of healing substances originated from natural resources. It accomplished through lens of pharmacological studies and applications in historical contexts across different medical cultures. Emphasis on bioprospecting issues of drug discovery, acquisition, testing, and application. These issues include circulation of knowledge in translation, collection, and classification; development in colonial and postcolonial contexts, and emergence of scientific pharmacology, ethnobotany, and ethnopharmacology.
Racial minorities are more likely to experience higher occupational heat exposure and suffer worse from heat-related illnesses.
In an age of anti-racism that often looks like doctors being encouraged to interrogate implicit biases they may harbor, a more insidious beast undermines efforts towards equity in healthcare: ascriptions of race as biological in biomedical research and consequential medical guidelines.
While our humanity leaves us with endless questions, genetics may only be giving us some of the answers.