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April 25th, 2003

Technology downsides should be debated first

"Well, doctor, we want her to be tall, musically gifted and cancer-risk minimized. We'll take the Pleasant Personality Package, too." Designer children are a science-fiction cliche, but Bill McKibben thinks they may be just around the corner. And in "Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age," he argues the "germ-line" genetic engineering needed to produce them is a Pandora's Box that humans must seal shut forever before it's too late.


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