Designer Babies

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Attributes

Things such as physical attributes, including: hair color, height, gender, and weight could be predetermined, thus, creating your perfect dream baby. 

 

 


Definition

Designer baby is a term used to describe children whose genetic characteristics have been artificially selected or modified to ensure specific intellectual and cosmetic characteristics.

 


This Website

 The history and science behind the idea of designer babies is an interesting topic of discussion. This website explores the history of designer babies, as well as understanding gene therapy, and the potential risks involved.



Technology

Designer baby technology
, or reproductive genetics, combines genetic screeening and engineering processes with in vitro fertilization (IVF).


Need to Know

IVF is an assisted reproduction technology process involving the fertilization of ova by sperm outside of the body in a laboratory setting.


Fiction?

Designer babies may come sooner than we think, as some clinics already offer couples the chance to choose their babies gender.
























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