The ecological imperative and its application to ethical issues in human genetic technology

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W. Malcolm Byrnes (2003)
  • Publisher: Inter-Research
  • Journal: Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics (issn: 1611-8014)
  • Subject: Ecological ethics | Bioethics | Ecological imperative | Human genetic technology | Environmental sciences | GE1-350 | Business ethics | HF5387-5387.5

As a species, we are on the cusp of being able to alter that which makes us uniquely human, our genome. Two new genetic technologies, embryo selection and germline engineering, are either in use today or may be developed in the future. Embryo selection acts to alter the... View more
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