Negative Ethical Issues In Embryo Research

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The negative ethical impacts upon using this technology include the traumatizing or killing of an embryo during the freezing process, the effects due to human error and designer children. Despite the advancement of IVF and genetic technologies, the major downside is the care and treatment of the embryos. Even though most embryos survive all steps during the technology, 20-30% of the cryopreserved embryo’s fail to survive the thawing process, not to mention those damaged during the technologies process as well (Cryopreservation in human assisted reproduction is now routine for embryos but remains a research procedure for oocytes, 2015). This is unethical as they are a life form that hasn’t had the opportunity to experience life on earth and
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