Will Designer Babies End the Need for Sex?

March 29, 2016

(Daily Mail) – It has played a key role in the evolution of life on Earth, allowing a mixture of genetic material to be passed on from generation to generation. But sex, which almost every animal and plant on the planet uses to reproduce, could be about to come to an end for one species – our own. An expert on the ethics of genetics at Stanford University has claimed humans may be on the cusp of a monumental change in the way we breed, using laboratories rather than the bedroom to create children.

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