"DESIGNER BABY" TECHNOLOGY

 

In 2009, "Human Genetics Alert discovered that American scientists had created the world's first genetically modified (GM) human embryo the year before without notifying the public or the media.  In response, HGA's Director, Dr David King called on the Government to halt its plans to legalise GM embryos in the Human Fertilisation and embryology Bill (HFE Bill).  HGA and an international group of civil society organisations also called for an international moratorium on such experiments until there has been a full debate."Read More 

 

RECOMMENDED READING

Human Genetics Alert, "Genetic Modification:  This Time it's Personal.  The Case Against Genetic Modification of Human Beings."


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Short BBC documentary excerpt.  Comments by Princeton University biologist