Bioethicist Urges Discussion, Preparation for Fetal Genetic Tests | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Non-invasive fetal testing technologies for identifying genetic diseases and variations for a range of traits and characteristics are on their way and could in a few years present a number of thorny ethical, social, and even political issues, according to a new policy paper by a Stanford University bioethicist.

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