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Peyton Marshall Imagines A Chilling Future In "Goodhouse"

OPB |Sept. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: In her debut novel "Goodhouse," Portland writer Peyton Marshall imagines a world where boys with certain genetic markers for violent tendencies are sent to prison-like boarding schools to learn "right-thinking."

OHSU Scientist Pushes Forward With Stem Cell Research

OPB |May 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shoukhrat Mitalipov is one of the world's leading researchers on embryonic stem cells.

Fetal Genetic Testing Breakthrough

June 18, 2012 9:25 a.m.

University of Washington researchers recently determined the first genome of a fetus. We'll discuss how they did it and what's in store for the future.

Living with Down Syndrome

March 21, 2012 9:06 a.m.

What's it like to raise a child with Down Syndrome — or live with the condition?

Sizing Up Your Genes

Aug. 11, 2010 9 a.m.

How is the business of direct-to-consumer genetic testing changing the field of medicine and the way we live our lives?

New Genetic Therapy

Sept. 01, 2009 9 a.m.

Should people be able to make genetic alternations for generations to come?

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