Eugenics is a term that comes with a lot of baggage, but in light of our increasing ability to affect our genes, and those of our children, the time is drawing near for the ethics to be re-examined. Is it be morally wrong to abort a foetus diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome, for example? How about the opposite – is it wrong for parents with genetic defects, such as dwarfism or deafness, to use IVF to select the genes that carry those defects so that their child would have the same ones?