Social and psychological issues associated with the new genetics

Macintyre, S. (1997) Social and psychological issues associated with the new genetics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 352, pp. 1095-1101. (doi:10.1098/rstb.1997.0090)

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Abstract

This paper discusses two prevailing views— optimistic and pessimistic— about the potential benefits and risks arising from developments in human genetics, and argues that we do not yet have enough evidence to assess which elements (if any) of either view are likely to be correct.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Macintyre, Professor Sally
Authors: Macintyre, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > MRC/CSO Unit
Journal Name:Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Publisher:The Royal Society
ISSN:0962-8436
ISSN (Online):1471-2970

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