Sunday, March 09, 2008

Embryonic Selection

My friend, comedian Dan Allen, forwarded me this interesting article by Gaby Hinsliff and Robin McKie published in The Guardian.

"This couple want a deaf child. Should we try to stop them?

From embryo selection to abortion, fertility treatment to stem cell research, medical advances have created a furious ethical debate. Now MPs must decide how far science should be allowed to go."

...continue reading at The Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/09/genetics.medicalresearch

2 comments:

TrainingtoTri said...

I often share a swim lane with a deaf guy at my gym. I am so pissed that I don't remember any sign language. I took it for 2 years in college and all I can remember is the sign for Beer.

Rude said...

Trainingto Tri,

Don't despair, the sign for 'beer' is also the sign for the color 'brown'. You actually knew two signs.

-John