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Research

Research Interests

Ruth’s current research interests are:

• The social and ethical implications of all aspects of genetic testing and screening
• The social and ethical implications of genetic enhancement
• The social and ethical implications of abortion
• The history of women engineers and the policy implications of that history for efforts to enhance women’s role in engineering and science

In the past, Ruth has done research on and lectured widely about:

• The history of housework and of household technologies
• The social and ethical implications of new reproductive technologies
• The history of technology and its implications for policy
• The relationships between gender, science and technology

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