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Designer Babies, brought to you buy Build-A-Baby, Inc.
« on: July 18, 2018, 04:39:51 PM »
I've read some stories floating around the past few days about the ethics of genetic modification. Here's a quick primer, but more in-depth articles from the past few days can be easily found:

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/bioethics-council--gene-editing-human-embryos-conditionally-ok-64508

On the one hand, it's hard to argue that avoiding congenital defects and horrible diseases is anything but a good thing. On the other hand, I could see how this could lead to increased inequality, depending on scale.

What say ye?


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