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Critics: Designer baby patent is ‘serious mistake’

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LOS ANGELES — What’s even more repulsive than the idea of using DNA tests to help people create designer babies? Getting a patent for the idea.

23andMe, the pioneering direct-to-consumer genetic testing company, was awarded such a patent in September. U.S. Patent No. 8,543,339 is titled “Gamete donor selection based on genetic calculations,” and among the inventions it claims is the idea of using genetic tests and computer programs to predict the likely traits of a baby based on the DNA of its parents.

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