Why the UK has voted to allow 'three-parent babies' (+video)

February 3, 2015 11:27 PM

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Why the UK has voted to allow 'three-parent babies' (+video)

The House of Commons today legalized a procedure that advocates say will prevent an often-lethal genetic disorder. But it raises numerous ethical and medical concerns. 

Britain's House of Commons voted overwhelmingly today to legalize the creation of so-called "three-parent babies." Though advocates of the move say it will help prevent a debilitating and often lethal condition, many warn that the procedure, if well-intentioned, opens the door to ethical and safety ...

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