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Old 04-06-2009, 03:36 PM
Lumpy Lumpy is offline
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In the thread about possible revolutionary technologies, I considered (but didn't post there) the idea that gene therapy might make it possible for siblings to guarantee that they wouldn't pass on any defective genes to their children. In fact, if you're going to go the full "Gattaca" route and laboriously engineer people, breeding "within the blood line" might actually be preferable.