New Fetal Genetics Testing Technique Could Offer Less Risk, More Controversy
NPR: New Fetal Genetics Test: Less Risk, More Controversy
The full genetic code of a fetus has been cracked. The technique, used by scientists at the University of Washington, could offer parents safer and more comprehensive prenatal testing in the future. It also leaps into a debate over what information parents will eventually have — and use — to decide whether to have an abortion (Farrington, 6/7).