From the herbal engergy drinks of ancient Olympians to today’s performance enhancing drugs, humans have searched for ways to make their bodies better. A professor of bioethics talks about the pitfalls and benefits to individuals and society when people pursue physical excellence.

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  • Max Mehlman professor of law and bioethics at Case Western Reserve University and the author of "Wondergenes"; "The Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology"; and "Access to the Genome."

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