The internet headline was “engineering genius babies” out of China. Not true. But the reality is very interesting. We’ll check it out.
The headline flying all over the digital universe was head-turning: “China is engineering genius babies.” “Superbabies” was the follow-on. And it was not exactly correct. But it wasn’t entirely wrong, either.
And it’s not just China stepping toward that brave new world. China is studying the genetics of intelligence, and how to apply them.
The whole world – the U.S. very much included – is studying genetics and reproduction. How to avoid defects and disease via the test tube. Will sex for reproduction soon look primitive?