Friday, May 16, 2008

Designer Babies: First Genetically Modified Human Embryo Raises Fear

Scientists from Cornell University in New York have produced what is believed to be the first genetically modified (GM) human embryo, the British Times Online edition reports. It was destroyed after five days. The announcement of the experiment’s results have already sparked controversy in the scientific community, with some saying this is a way to a new eugenics.
The aim was to study how early cells and diseases develop. via

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