Less than 40 years ago, being diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was a death sentence, as there was no treatment for the virus. Most people who lived through the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980’s never would have guessed
The world around us is progressing, a feat that not only involves looking to the future but also examining our past. As technologies emerge many times we are forced to consider new ethical standpoints and assess them accordingly. But how
Our imperfections and struggles are commonly held to make life more meaningful; but, why would we insist on passing down weaknesses that result in marked disadvantages to others, especially if the power to fix them were just at our fingertips?
I WANT A DEAF CHILD: PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES, CULTURAL ASPECTS, AND HARM OF CHOOSING THE “FLAWED” EMBRYO
When you hear the saying, “like father like son” or, “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” you may think, the child is like their parents. But what about when parents want to select a child who is like
Imagine a characteristic important to you was taken away. How would you feel? With new scientific innovations, researchers have been able to “correct” certain genetic mutations. In the context of Achondroplasia, patients are able to receive limb-lengthening surgeries that enable