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The Perfect 46: A Science Fiction Film About Our Near Future

A new science fiction film that is described as “a sort of prequel to Gattaca” highlights the rise and fall of a genetic startup that analyzes people’s genomes to assess their ability to produce disease-free children. Read More

The qualms about such

The qualms about such eugenics begs the question: is any selection okay at all? In a "South Park" a man tells how a friend of his is marrying a Japanese woman to ensure none of his kids will turn out red-headed: is that a despicable act of eugenics or not?

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Jessica Cussins is a researcher at the Center for Genetics and Society.

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