Jonathan Kimmelman

Jonathan Kimmelman holds a PhD in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. He lives in Montreal, where he is writing a book on the political dimensions of biotechnology.

The Laboratories of Democracy The Laboratories of Democracy

Nothing is more galling to scientists than outsiders questioning their research priorities.

Oct 10, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Jonathan Kimmelman

A DNA Balance Sheet A DNA Balance Sheet

DNA testing can convict the guilty; it can also destroy the privacy of millions.

Nov 10, 2000 / Feature / Jonathan Kimmelman

Just a Needle-Stick Away Just a Needle-Stick Away

In New Mexico, communists who fail to register their party affiliation with the state commit a felony. Under New Mexico's DNA databanking law, if they are caught they are require...

Nov 10, 2000 / Feature / Jonathan Kimmelman