It seems that we are moving towards a new era of eugenics, and in the near future, our choice of a partner will be based not on the feelings of love, but on the compatibility of our genes.
In the dystopia Gattaca full-fledged members of society could be only people born after a careful examination of the genetic code. All others were assigned the role of cleaners.
Professor Armand Leroi from King’s College London predicts that a steadily decreasing cost of DNA scan can lead to a society based on the genetic superiority.
At the Open Forum «Euroscience» 2012 inDublin, Leroi said that in his opinion, in the next five to ten years, paying to access one’s complete genetic code will be a standard practice for young people.
It is quite natural that the desire to have healthy children will lead future generations to read more