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Three-parent in vitro fertilization lacks foresight

February 9, 2015
C-FAX
Author: 
Ian Jessop
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Last week, Britain voted in favour of becoming the first country to allow a so-called “three-parent” in vitro fertilization technique to prevent some inherited incurable diseases. School of Humanitarian Studies Prof. Eva Malisius studied the subject, and spoke with C-FAX host Ian Jessop about her work.

"We really need to be clear about what we want and where we see the balance between what is technically possible and what is ethically acceptable," Malisius says. "We need to have more conversations about the impact."

Listen in at 33:00.