PLAYING GOD: ‘End To Sex’ In 30 Years As Parents Will DESIGN Their Babies In The Lab

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Publish Date:
July 4, 2017
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  • Martin, Sean
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Daily Express
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SEX could become a thing of the past within 30 years as parents-to-be will be able to design their babies in a LAB, a respected scientist has claimed.

Hank Greely, the director of Stanford University’s Law School’s Center for Law and the Biosciences, says that couples will have a range of embryos created in a laboratory from their DNA.

However, Mr Greely says that by doing this, parents will also be able to pick features such as hair colour and eye colour.

Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festive, Mr Greely said: “People, particularly where I live in Silicon Valley, will want to do it to get their perfect egg.”

He added: “I don’t think we’re going to be able to say this embryo will get a 1550 on its two-part SAT.

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