Designer Babies Aren’t Futuristic. They’re Already Here

Are we designing inequality into our genes?

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Illustration: Benedikt Luft

By Laura Hercher

A t first, Matthew assumed the weakness in his knee was the sort of orthopedic nuisance that happens when you turn 30. It was weeks before he consulted a doctor, and months before it occurred to him that there could be a connection between his worsening…

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