Ethical and Religious Implications of Synthetic Biology


Imagine that you and your friend want to start a poultry farm to produce eggs. If possible, one excellent way to reduce the cost is by removing all the features that are not necessary for laying eggs - feathers, legs, eyes, and other sensory perceptions - from the chick. It is as if it were born anew only to lay eggs and nothing else! This is the concept echoed in [...]