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TS Picks: October 24, 2016
Tracy Vence | Oct 24, 2016
Theranos’s bad blood tests; presidential science lessons; “three-parent” babies
First MRT Baby Born
Bob Grant | Sep 28, 2016
Scientists in Mexico achieved the infant’s conception using mitochondrial replacement therapy.
Improving Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 8, 2016
Pronuclear transfer can reduce the risk of transferring defective mitochondria, a study shows.
IOM: Mitochondrial Replacement “Ethically Permissible”
Tracy Vence | Feb 4, 2016
Experts from the US National Institute of Medicine outline their conditional approval of clinical research on mitochondrial replacement techniques.
UK OKs Three-Parent IVF
Bob Grant | Feb 25, 2015
The British House of Lords has approved new rules regarding the creation of embryos using genetic material from three donors.
UK Supports Three-Parent IVF
Jef Akst | Feb 3, 2015
Parliament today voted to allow techniques that could help couples produce babies with a reduced chance of passing on heritable mitochondrial diseases.
Three-Parent Babies in “Two Years”
Bob Grant | Jun 5, 2014
The U.K.’s human embryo research agency says that a new mitochondrial replacement technique is safe and could be approved soon, paving the way for three-parent IVF.
UK To Legalize Three-Parent IVF?
Bob Grant | Mar 3, 2014
Regulators in England near the approval of a new mitochondrial replacement technique for creating embryos with less risk of developing certain heritable diseases.