Should humans be allowed to choose the genes in their babies?

According to Edward Lanphier, chairman of the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine in Washington D. C. and his four colleagues wrote in his journal Protein & Cell how these research could harm the environment and cause public outcry. Saying that ‘In our view, genome editing in human embryos using current technologies could have unpredictable effects on future generations’; ‘This makes it dangerous and ethically unacceptable’. To find out more, read the article here.

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Glenn, Lina MacDonald. “Ethical Issues in Genetic Engineering and Transgenics.” Actionbioscience. Linda MacDonald Glenn, Nov. 2013. Web. 28 May 2015.

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