The researchers at the American Association for the Advancement of say that unregulated research at the nation's fertility clinics is leading toward an era of ``designer babies'' and experiments that permanently change inherited genes.
Mark S. Frankel, a co-author with Audrey R. Chapman of an essay in the journal Science, said Thursday that the birth of a baby whose genes had been altered in such a way that it could pass the changes to future generations raises alarms about fertility clinics' practices.
Full story in AP from Yahoo Science News, May 17, 2001
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