Genetic Engineering

Legal and Ethical Considerations

Many challenges to the new technology need to be addressed so that the research and treatment may proceed without violation of public trust and confidence.

Legal and ethical challenges can be classified into the following question categories:

Several scientific questions also pose additional considerations:

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