person babies

February 25, 2015 3:43 AM

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person babies

After winning support from most of the members of British Parliament's House of Commons earlier this month, the law approving "three-person babies" was passed by the House of Lords this week.

The law allows doctors to use healthy mitochondria of a donor woman to fill in genetic gaps in the DNA of two parents -- parents who, because of mitochondrial defects, are at risk of passing deficiencies like muscular dystrophy on to their offspring.

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