Ethical Controversies In Genetics

Prenatal screening for genetic abnormalities that can cause serious illness is generally supported, but there are concerns that screening can also be used to filter out certain features that are aesthetically desirable (eg. As looks, intelligence). The new genetic diagnostic and therapeutic skills controversies have arisen about how they should be used. For example, there are concerns that genetic information could be misused to identify people with certain genetic risk…

September 3, 2018
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