Biotechnology and Ethics

The panelists discussed how to allocate time, money, energy and resources in biotechnology. They talked about how to decide what… read more

The panelists discussed how to allocate time, money, energy and resources in biotechnology. They talked about how to decide what disease to deal with first. Biotechnology can give information about a person’s physical health, and perhaps when that person will die or get a certain disease. This information causes ethical questions of how to use this technology. Selective implantation and screening of a human embryo also was discussed and the ethical problems this causes. close

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Biotechnology and Ethics

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Program ID:
110711-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chautauqua, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 23, 1998
Last Aired:
Oct 26, 1998

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  • Oct 23, 1998 | 4:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 26, 1998 | 4:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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