Friday 31 May 2002 Designer Babies: where should we draw the line?
Science fiction has been preoccupied with technologies to control the characteristics of our children since the publications of Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'. Current arguments about 'designer babies' almost always demand that lines should be drawn and regulations tightened. But where should regulation stop and patient choice in the use of reproductive technology begin?
AUTHOR: Editor: Dr Ellie Lee
Juliet Tizzard: Advocate for advances in reproductive medicine
Professor John Harris: Ethicist
Veronica English and Ann Somerville: British Medical Association
Josephine Quintavelle: Pro-life spokesperson
Agnes Fletcher: Disability rights campaigner
Dr Ellie Lee: Series Editor, Debating Matters