Re: Exowombs

Date: Fri Feb 15 2002 - 12:28:21 MST

One is reminded of the Tleilaxu axolotl tanks of Frank Herbert's Dune. These
"tanks" were eventually revealed to be not tanks, however, but females
''almost immobile in their grossness" engineered to grow whatever embryos
were deposited in them (such as the Duncan Idaho gholas ad infinitum). The
technological womb seems to be the more ethical path, at least, but there's
still plenty of room for abuse.

Walter Kehowski

Anders Sandberg wrote:

> Men redundant? Now we don't need women either
> Scientists have developed an artificial womb that allows embryos to grow
> outside the body
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