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Regulating Genetic Technology

Values in Conflict
  • Norman Fost

Abstract

I thank Dr. Milunsky for inviting me to participate in this conference, which I do with some misgivings. It is humbling to be introduced and watched over by Dr. Baltimore, who has been at the center of the science of which we will speak and of the historic leadership taken by the scientific community in not only self-regulation, but alerting the public to the difficult ethical and social issues raised by recombinant DNA research.

Keywords

Down Syndrome Artificial Insemination Vested Interest Genetic Technology Good Ethic 
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© Aubrey Milunsky and George J. Annas 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman Fost
    • 1
  1. 1.Program in Medical EthicsUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonMadisonUSA

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