By Eric T. Juengst, Jennifer R. Fishman, Michelle L. McGowan, and
Richard A. Settersten Jr.
Trends in Genetics, Cell Press
Volume 30, Issue 10 pp 427-29
Society prizes the rapid translation of basic biological science into ways to prevent human illness. However, the premature rush to take murine epigenetic findings in these directions makes impossible demands on prospective parents and triggers serious social and ethical questions.