For some who use in vitro fertilization to have a baby, more embryos are created than used -- leading to thousands in storage. Complicated legal, moral and personal questions over what to do with unused embryos.
Guest Host: Susan Page
A panel of experts discusses likely short-term risks and rewards inherent in the advances made possible by the mapping of the human genome.
- Dr. Robert Waterson director of the Genome Sequencing Center and head of the department of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine
- Andrew Kimbrell International Center for Technology Assessment
- Dr. William Hazeltine Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
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