Age-old problem

May 16, 2003

Are you worried that modern genetic technology - offering the scope to breed humans to order - poses new problems? Think again. At last week's meeting of the Human Genetics Commission (page 9), Stephen Singleton, medical director of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear health authority, revealed that the problem already exists. He said: "My daughter keeps asking me why we chose to have her as the youngest."

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