January 20, 2017

Controversial IVF Technique Produces a Baby Girl–And for Some, That’s a Problem

(CNN) – In 2015, the United Kingdom approved pronuclear transfer, but only for women suffering mitochondrial disease. The technique replaces defective mitochondria in a mother’s egg with healthy donor mitochrondria as a way of preventing mitochondrial disease from being passed … Read More

January 19, 2017

The World’s Second Three-Parent Baby Has Been Conceived Using a Controversial Technique

(Quartz) – The world has another three-parent baby, according to The Times. A Ukrainian doctor has treated an “infertile” woman with a controversial in-vitro fertilization technique, resulting in the birth of a healthy baby girl with DNA from three adults. … Read More

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