The Universe and the cyber space.

I intend to write about the books that move me further in my spiritual journey, websites in any field that impress me, and everything that is do with blogging.

Designer baby concept.

A british woman has conceived a ” designer baby” selected specifically to avoid an inherited cancer. The woman used controversial genetic screening technology to ensure she does not pass on to her child the condition retinoblastoma, an hereditary form of eye cancer from which she suffers.

Doctors tested embryos from the woman and her partner using invitro fertilisation methods for the cancer gene. Only unaffected embryos were implanted. The pregnancy could increase controversy over the proceedure pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

News sources: “The Hindu” dt 14th May 2006 

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May 14, 2006 - Posted by | Science and technology

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