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Can genes-dna be collected and stored for a designer child?


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September 29, 2009 8:40PM

At this time we do not have the expertise to manipulate the DNA to produce a designer child. We only recently have been able to complete the human genome project. The DNA of primates match very close to us and are just a few percentage points different than we are. If we as scientists try for a designer child we can change much more than simple wants but will make drastic changes and not all changes are advantages.
Now for the storage question. It is possible but is it ethical to store human eggs and sperm for the purpose of manipulation even if it is much later?