Professor Robert Sparrow. BA (Hons) (Melb.), PhD (A.N.U.) Rob Sparrow is the author of some 70 refereed journal articles and book chapters on ethical issues raised by new technologies and topics in political philosophy. His current research interests include (the ethics of) human enhancement, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, artificial organs, and robotics.
Genetically engineering humans: a step too far?Subscription
Among scientists and health professionals there are differing opinions on how far we should take genetic engineering. Robert Sparrow and Glenn Cohen discuss the merits and dangers of using this technology beyond disease treatment and prevention.