Congressional Interests in the Ethical Problems of Biomedical Technology

  • Herbert N. Jasper

The new biology holds tremendous promise for achieving progress in prediction, treatment, and even elimination of serious genetic problems. Therefore, we may wish to organize society to exploit this progress.


Rheumatic Fever Genetic Knowledge Dispute Settlement Mechanism Tremendous Promise Tuskegee Syphilis Study 
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  1. This preference is documented but its effect on population composition was held to be temporary in a recent study by Westoff and Rindfuss, Science 184:633, 1974—Eds.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert N. Jasper
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  1. 1.U.S. Senator Walter F. MondaleUSA
  2. 2.Labor and Public WelfareUSA

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