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Designer babies: choosing our children’s genes

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dc.contributor.author Steinbock, Bonnie
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-05T19:46:50Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-05T19:46:50Z
dc.date.issued 2006-10-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1951/52174
dc.description.abstract The phrase “designer babies” refers to genetic interventions into pre-implantation embryos in the attempt to influence the traits the resulting children will have. At present, this is not possible, but many people are horrified by the mere thought that parents might want to choose their children’s genes, especially for non-disease traits. I want to argue that the objections are usually not well articulated, and that even when they are, it’s far from obvious that such interventions would be wrong. en_US
dc.title Designer babies: choosing our children’s genes en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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