Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile image

The Washington Post , April 18, 2018
Malcolm Ritter, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)


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Once the genetic profile is done, could it come back to haunt a child if, say, a life insurer or nursing home demanded to see it to assess disease risk? How would the large number of rejected embryos be handled ethically and politically?

Perhaps future regulation could limit the number of embryos created, as well as what traits a couple could select for, said I. Glenn Cohen, a Harvard law professor.

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