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Designer Babies! Genetically Modified Facial Features for Beauty? What Is the Future of Patents?

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What we know, is that: Facial Features are the Results of Genetics and Genetics are the Results of a Program. A Program is Measurable and thus, although we do not Yet understand How - it is inevitable that science is going to take us there,

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Fred Krohn (34)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 1:14 pm
I saw an episode of Twilight Zone like this; kids would receive a 'transformation' at age 18 to become another mass produced drone thinking government thoughts in a government issue body. I'll pass...

Birgit W (160)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 3:51 pm
Scary! Are we crazy!

Freya H (357)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 5:48 pm
Sorry, folks, but it's gonna happen. Human nature being human nature, thems what haves are gonna tweak their wee ones all they can.

Judith Hand (55)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 6:31 pm
Noted. Huh? When are we going to decide we've explored enough? Adventure is a wonderful thing. We find it in eveything from work to hobbies to science to space exploration and on and on. But at what point do we draw a line? Only the point after which we realize we've goofed and can't go back?

reft h (66)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 11:42 pm
I don't wish to see it, but it seems to be inevitable in a mass media age. People go gaga over "beauty", character is secondary. Beauty opens doors. Plastic surgery is expensive. Everyone wants to give their kids an advantage. Many parents will view this as one way to achieve that.
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