Fertility Clinic Bows To Pressure, Nixes Eye- and Hair-Color Screening

destinyland writes “A fertility service in L.A. and New York screens embryos for breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, and 70 other diseases — and lets couples pick the sex of their babies. But when their pre-implantation diagnostic services began including the baby’s eye and hair color, even the Pope objected — and the Great Designer Baby Controversy began. ‘[W]e cannot escape the fact that science is moving forward,’ the fertility service explained — before capitulating to pressure to eliminate the eye and hair color screenings.”

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 Uncategorized