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Steroids are SO five minutes ago. Scientists, physicians and athletes say the new cheating technology is "gene doping" — injections of extra genes designed to make muscles bigger or boost endurance. A look at this emerging technology and what it could mean for professional sports and the health of athletes.
- Osagie Obasogie Project Director on Race, Disability, and Eugenics, Center for Genetics and Society
- Jose Canseco Former all-star baseball player and author of the book “Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big”
- Dr. Andy Miah Lecturer in Media, Bioethics and Cyberculture at the University of Paisley in Scotland; also author of the book "Genetically Modified Athletes"
- Richard Pound Chairman, World Anti-Doping Agency
- Dr. Gary Wadler Sports physician, clinical associate professor of medicine at New York University and expert on sports doping
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A recent court decision allowed federal officials to resume processing visas offered to the many seasonal workers providing the labor behind the U.S. seafood industry. The prospect of a visa stoppage sent a panic through many seafood businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, who've come to depend on the visa program to fill manual labor jobs like picking crabs and shucking oysters. We explore why the visa program was caught in limbo and what's at stake for the seafood industry as things move forward.