The Future Of Human Genetic Engineering

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BODY Human Genetic Engineering has been driving the society lately about so much possibility that might happen in the future. In the meantime, Human GE is only used to eliminate serious gene-related diseases but because of the pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), an embryo screening technique, many people fear that it may be perfected someday and will be potentially used by scientists and parents to implant non disease traits to their off-springs to enhance their child’s specific abilities. This has led to massive ethical debate and societal talk and even scientists think that this potential technique could be possible someday that is why this kind of genetic engineering has caught a lot of attention from the public. Proponents argue that human germ line editing could potentially decrease, or even eliminate, many serious gene-related diseases that could reduce human suffering worldwide but opponents say that engineering the genes of a human embryo is dangerous and unnatural and also, it does not take into account the consent of the future generation. Gene editing is indeed beneficial but the risks that should be taken…show more content…
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