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    human being, it can cause emotional distress in many women, and it is morally wrong. Abortion, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, is “the termination of a pregnancy after, accompanied by, resulting in, or closely followed by the death of the embryo or fetus”…

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    unblemished child?. The parents give their consent to the scientists to manipulate the genetics of the embryo. This is a gross violation of a child’s fundamental human right to lead a life whose basic form is not dictated while the child has still not found himself or herself in the mother’s womb. A designer baby is a genetic /scientific process whereby genetic fictionalization of the embryo is achieved by applying the tools…

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    babies, one thing is certain: the babies should only be genetically modified for medical purposes. In this case, scientists would use CRISPR/Cas9 to take out any DNA in the embryo that coded for a life-threatening or incurable disease (Hernandez 1). Genetically modifying babies for this reason would significantly benefit society. It would enable researchers to eliminate devastating diseases inside a baby before it is even born; this would save infant lives and prevent babies from being born…

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    Human Cloning Controversy

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    No definitive proof has shown this but with advances in technology, it may be quite possible in the future. Currently, adult stem cells or also known as somatic cells can be used to cure diseases and are completely moral, but taking the life of an embryo is not moral. The most important to consider with regards to the morality of certain treatments using therapeutic cloning is that the ends do not justify the means. Even if the sacrifice of one human life is enough to save millions, the killing…

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    Embryonic Stem Cells Essay

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    after fertilization. Before day 14, the embryo the embryo has no central nervous system and therefore no senses. If we can take organs from patients who have been declared brain dead and use them for transplants, then we can also use hundred-cell embryos that have no nervous system (EuroStemCell) . The embryo has increasing status as it develops (EuroStemCell). Whatever moral status the human embryo has for us, the life that it lives has a value to the embryo itself (EuroStemCell). If we are…

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    extremely hard to grow for long period in culture, embryonic stem cells may not be accepted when used in transplants because there is no process to generate them, and the embryonic stem cells remain in controversy because the cells are taken from human embryos by disassembling them. I don’t think it’s a good idea to keep this up because the world may not appreciate it. I would first like to explain why adult stem cells have limited ability to differentiate from others and are extremely hard to…

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    Scientist in China have already begun experimenting with embryos of humans and dogs. Using the CRISPR system, scientist deleted a gene from a beagle’s embryo called myostatin. Myostatin blocks muscle production and by cutting the gene the beagle’s body could produce extra muscle.(The Telegraph) After the experiment was performed, the female dog showed physical…

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    Why should we risk the life of others to create another human , if we already . I'm a strong believer that everything happens for a reason , but making something like that to happen is too far . With therapeutic cloning, we have the opportunity to save lives without putting one in danger . By trying to create another life which makes more sense . I am against reproductive and for therapeutic cloning . Taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for any type of cloning, but if we had to make a choice, I…

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    to repair tissue and to replace dying of cells. For example in the bone marrow there are stem cells that create new blood cells.2 Adult stem cells can be manipulated to become any cell but it has some restrictions. 3 Embryonic stem cells are from embryos that developed in eggs, which have been fertilized through virto fertilization (fertilizing the egg in a Petri dish). These…

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    the choice to save an embryo would you do it if that meant you could have more than one child? Imagine you have a genetic disease and the only option to have children is using the in-vitro fertilization method. This means taking your viable embryos testing and choosing the one that is "healthy" without the disease to have a child while the others get disposed. But, what if you could save them by genetically modifying the DNA sequences using gene technology within the embryos to make it so that…

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