In vitro eugenics

@article{Sparrow2013InVE,
  title={In vitro eugenics},
  author={Robert Sparrow},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={725 - 731}
}
  • R. Sparrow
  • Published 4 April 2013
  • Biology
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
A series of recent scientific results suggest that, in the not-too-distant future, it will be possible to create viable human gametes from human stem cells. This paper discusses the potential of this technology to make possible what I call ‘in vitro eugenics’: the deliberate breeding of human beings in vitro by fusing sperm and egg derived from different stem-cell lines to create an embryo and then deriving new gametes from stem cells derived from that embryo. Repeated iterations of this… 
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