Coping with modern technology (genetics, biotechnology etc.) has become a major issue of people living in the 21st century creating new chances and possibilities but also new dangers and ethical concerns. In our study we investigated ethical ...
dilemmas connected to these new technologies in a field of prenatal and genetic research which seems particularly challenging: prenatal diagnostics, a relevant discipline in modern life sciences. In the last decades enormous progress has been made in diagnosing genetically based diseases and other serious prenatal abnormalities. Despite intensive world wide research, several problems emerged and still wait to be answered. The most prominent aim of our research was to address major ethical dilemmas in the context of genetic and prenatal diagnosis, and by that means help to create greater awareness of and sensitivity to these dilemmas among various segments of the societies.