2/21/2001

Peaple are weak

Filed under:General — eric @ 5:10 am

British microbiology professor Johnjoe McFadden writes in the Guardian that we must turn to human genetic engineering to insure the survival of the species. He argues that due to successful treatment of many diseases (such as diabetes), people are passing genes on that years ago would have died with the bearer before child-bearing age. As a result, he says, our gene pool is weaker and evolution is being thwarted.

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