February 3rd, 2016

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US Experts Say Three-Parent Babies Are Okay—Just No Girls

US Experts Say Three-Parent Babies Are Okay—Just No Girls

A controversial fertility treatment requiring three genetic parents has been approved by an FDA-appointed expert panel. This means the therapy, which eliminates rare mitochondrial diseases, could soon be legal in the US—but on the recommendation of the panel, it won’t be made available to girls.

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 4 Feb 2016, 01:31

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