Is IVF test the best for baby?
By Alison Motluk IMAGINE if, a mere three days into your existence, a cell is plucked from your eight-cell being and couriered off to a lab in New Jersey or Illinois. There, the chromosomes and genes of the confiscated cell are assessed, and the remainder of you will live or die by the verdict. Twenty-four hours later you are given the all-clear, and are placed in a womb, where you implant and develop into a healthy baby. Around 5000 people now belong to this PGD generation – individuals who grew from embryos specially selected using “preimplantation genetic diagnosis”. So far,