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How do you feel about scientists changing the genetic makeup of human cells to...
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cure a usually fatal disease, such as cancer
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- Australia
89
8
3
- Japan
83
5
12
reduce the risk of a usually fatal disease later in life
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-
- Australia
81
11
8
- Japan
75
6
19
prevent/stop children from inheriting a usually fatal disease
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- Australia
87
7
6
- Japan
80
4
16
prevent/stop children from inheriting a usually nonfatal disease, such as diabetes
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- Australia
79
13
8
- Japan
62
17
21
improve the physical characteristics children would inherit
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- Australia
28
63
9
- Japan
28
51
21
improve the intelligence level children would inherit
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- Australia
27
62
11
- Japan
26
54
20
make people more ethical
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- Australia
34
44
22
- Japan
24
53
23
  • Survey population: 352 Japanese and 201 Australians
  • Source: Darryl Macer, Bioethics for the People...
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