The Human Genome project began in 1990The mapping of human genes is an important step in the development of medicines and other aspects of health care.
The main goals of The Human Genome Project were to provide a complete and accurate sequence of the three billion DNA base pairs that make up the human genome
GINA protects Americans from discrimination based on information derived from genetic tests. It forbids insurance companies from discriminating through reduced coverage or pricing and prohibits employers from making adverse employment decisions based on a person’s genetic code. In addition, insurers and employers are not allowed under the law to request or demand a genetic test.
Designer babies will most likely have a genetic disease and die before they are born or when they are very young. Techniques used to change the genetic make-up of the embryo allow these parents to have a child or children.