Posts Tagged ‘genetic engineering’


December 11, 2008

By Amarachi Ukachu

Custom cars, custom computers, why not custom kids? A new clinical trial in the United States allows couples to pick the sex of their unborn children in an effort to determine the social effects.The doctors create embryos for the study members using assisted reproduction. Then they figure out each embryo’s sex using a process called preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). The parents then select a male or female embryo to be implanted in the mother’s uterus.

I believe that parents should not be allowed to pick the gender of their children. (more…)