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Are We Headed for a Sci-Fi Dystopia?
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.
We're One Step Closer to Creating Genetically Enhanced Humans
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.
Stem-Cell Debate Ignores Women
Posted on: Oct 29, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com
Stem-cell research is dependent on women who are willing to donate their eggs for research. But nobody's talking about the donors.
Sex Selection Goes Mainstream
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.'
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