designer baby

In a nutshell, we don’t know the limits of the new technologies, can’t guess what lifetime effects a single gene alteration will have on a single individual, and have no idea at all what effects alteration of genes in sperm or ova or a foetus will have on future generations(SHUTTERSTOCK)

We are challenging our evolution

By Vivek Wadhwa
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 04:17 PM IST
We have just entered the era of designer babies with China’s first gene-edited baby. The question is whether they can use this newfound superpower in a responsible way that will benefit the planet and its people.
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