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Designer babies will soon be a reality, but at what cost?

Many couples would love to choose their baby's gender, but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to designer babies. Imagine being able …

La Trobe University

New Post-Birth Test Reveals Baby’s Genetic Blueprint And Health Risks: Would You Want To Know?

Amelia Sloan — a healthy baby girl — is one of the first to take part in a large-scale research project taking place outside Washington, DC to <b>decode</b> …

Personal-genetics firm denies pursuit of designer babies in patent filing

The consumer genetics firm 23andMe was last week awarded a US patent for a method to predict a baby’s traits on the basis of its parents’ DNA, the …

One Egg Created From Two Mothers Could Prevent Genetic Disorders

Scientists at the Oregon National Primate Research Center have discovered a crazy sci-fi way to possibly prevent genetically-inherited diseases. This …

Genetics

Genetic screening: Every newborn a patient

OP-ED<p>Genetic screening: Every newborn a patient<p>Giving parents a torrent of information about a child's genetic disease risk will profoundly change the experience of bringing a new life into the world.<p>July 19, 2013|By Stefan Timmermans<p>The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and …