Whether we like it or not, parents with the motivation—and cash—will one day be able to select traits for their darling offspring. We can already detect scores of genetic diseases early by screening embryos created in vitro. And the more we learn about the genome, the more traits we’ll be able to select for or against. Here’s a menu of superbaby options, from the possible to the farcical.
This is a crazy story from Wired about a genius that sets out to find out why some children are smarter then others – so we can create super kids. So cool, but so fucked up at the same time.
Read the article here: Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies