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This House Would Allow Parents To Design Their Babies
March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm / 8:00 pm
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From H.G. Wells to various science fiction films, “designer babies” or genetically-modified embryos may be a reality in the near future. With the advent of gene-editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas-9, modifying the genes of organisms has never been easier. Some scientists have suggested that genetically modifying embryos could prevent hereditary diseases. Others have raised issue with the possible consequences, in both biological and social terms.