Scientific research has the power to transform society but “with great power comes great responsibility” and so much of this is regulated by law. Advances in reproductive technology are one example of this paradigm and raise a host of ethical dilemmas. We have the science and the tools, but the actual process
is illegal in the UK under most circumstances. However, leading bioethicist, Professor Stephen Wilkinson has argued recently that this ban on choosing the sex of an unborn baby is not ethically justifiable.
“Is it a boy or a girl?”
Source: Laboratory News
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