Designer babies: Is this taking things too far?

Designer babies: Is this taking things too far?

19:13 31st May 2016 | Embryo Screening

Genetic Modification PGD Genetic Diseases DNA Designer Baby

Genetic engineering is the deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material. A so-called designer baby would be the result of genetic modification undertaken to create desired traits in the child. It is not yet a reality but it is enormously controversial and the subject of fierce debate worldwide.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a procedure that is performed prior to implan...

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