Reproduction 2.0

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2017. 

Click here to read Dr Roger Highfield’s blog on the reproduction revolution.

Human reproduction is entering a new era. Join Prof Sir Doug Turnbull, Dr Marta Shahbazi, Dr Norah Fogarty and the Science Museum Group’s own Dr Roger Highfield to uncover how far science has progressed – from the very first test tube baby in Oldham, to creating GM babies and even artificial embryos. Find out how ‘three-parent babies’ could eliminate serious genetic diseases and have a say on the morals of ‘playing God’, in a discussion with leading scientists. Where will this revolution in procreation take us next?

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Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4FP

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