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Posted on: Mar 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet

1997's 'Gattaca' featured a bleak future world ruled by bio-engineered superhumans -- an outcome that no longer seems far-fetched.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A new Nobel laureate's work shows that the prospect of genetically engineering children is controversial but no longer just a fantasy.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2006, Source:

Stem-cell research is dependent on women who are willing to donate their eggs for research. But nobody's talking about the donors.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2003, Source: AlterNet

A Virginia-based fertility clinic is aggressively marketing a new technique that allows Americans to choose the gender of their child. They call it 'family balancing.'