The ability to raise a fetus outside of the human body in an artificial womb is called ectogenesis, and it’s not just a speculative concept. My questions are would ectogenesis change the way society views women? Is birthing a sacred right for women? Will a fetus grown outside the comfort and warmth of a woman’s body be okay?
Take an ethical stance and tell me what you think about cloning tissues, clothing, and cells to test treatments to certain ailments. Do you think that it is ethical to create new matter/living cells to be tested similar to the way we test mice and other lab animals?
There are some scientists who specifically focus on behavioral epigenetics. They believe that traumatic events in an individual’s life, for instance, the Holocaust, affect the DNA that is passed on to future generations. How should this idea by applied to genetics, what effect does the traumatic events really have on DNA?