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ERIC Number: EJ626386
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
The Human Genome Project and Eugenics: Identifying the Impact on Individuals with Mental Retardation.
Kuna, Jason
Mental Retardation, v39 n2 p158-60 Apr 2001
This article explores the impact of the mapping work of the Human Genome Project on individuals with mental retardation and the negative effects of genetic testing. The potential to identify disabilities and the concept of eugenics are discussed, along with ethical issues surrounding potential genetic therapies. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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