C01: Bioethics

C01 : Bioethics (生物倫理之辯論

Is it okay to modify genes in crops and livestock, edit genes in human embryos, or predict personalities and disease predisposition by sequencing genes in babies? Why are these controversial, when it is okay to cure diseases and save lives through science? This lecture will introduce the science behind these, and many other, controversial trends, and discuss the moral implications of these technological advances.

修改農作物和家畜的基因,編輯人類胚胎基因,或通過嬰兒基因來預測性格和疾病,你覺得有問題嗎?但科學家不是一直治病和拯救生命嗎,為什麼上述的技術卻引來這麼大的爭議呢?這個講座將介紹這些,以及許多其他具爭議的生物技術背後的科學,並討論這些技術進步帶來道德問題。


Speaker: Dr. Yun-Wah LAM
Duration: 1 hour
Medium of Language: English or Cantonese


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