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Do Scientists Have the Right to Change Our Genes?

Since science now has the ability to modify our genes should we be using these techniques to ‘level the playing field’ and make the world a more equal place? In this talk, Professor Keith Fox illustrates the power of modern genetic engineering and raises some of the moral, ethical and religious questions that arise from the use of this technology.

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