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Nuffield Council invites public to join genetics debate

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7288.695 (Published 24 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:695
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The public is being asked for its views on the way genes may determine certain human traits, such as aggression, antisocial behaviour, alcoholism, homosexuality, and intelligence.

    In a consultation document launched this week, the Nuffield Council on Bioethics has invited the public to join in a discussion on what it recognises as the “complex issues” that are being raised by the drive to uncover links between genetic makeup and …

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