Designer Babies (Hr 2)

Genetic Technology - Kat Visk

How it works.....

Choosing traits from genetic material and putting them together to create a living thing exactly how they want it.

Why is it done...

  • To remove parts of the genes that create genetics diseases
  • To create living things exactly how one wants them to be
  • To add traits that are beneficial to a species, group or individual
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Pros

  • Can eliminate a genetic abnormality and devastating diseases.
  • Can create a living thing that is more suitable for an environment, culture or group.

Cons

  • Can create an imbalanced society
  • Can impact Natural Selection process