Genetic selection for astronauts
This information sheet explores the ethical questions associated with genetic selection in the specific case of astronauts.

This information sheet could be used as a starter to introduce students to the pros and cons of genetic selection before starting a debate on the ethics of genetic selection in this specific case.

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Created: Jun 11, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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