The Perilous Road Ahead: Designer Babies and Other Patented Life Forms… Where Will It All End?

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Genetic modification of humans appears to have been running alongside the genetic engineering of plants, being just a few years behind in terms of the technology being unleashed

A US patent has been filed for a DNA testing database, which would be used by prospective parents to find out which traits their future offspring might inherit. Continue reading