We received status updates on day 5 and 6. Neither was especially encouraging. As of today, none of the 5 have made it to the blastocyst stage…and they only have 1 day left. noch 72 Wörter
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While debates over the personhood of fetuses have been raging for years, a new issue has been arising with increasing frequency: what is personhood status of frozen embryos? noch 234 Wörter
The controversial technique could benefit patients and could give us a deeper understanding of cellular behavior. The U.S. NAM has taken a more cautionary approach and is in contrast to the UK’s stance which allows for replacement of mitochondria for both male and female embryos. noch 278 Wörter
(WASHINGTON) — Creating babies from the DNA of three people — a man and two women — one day might prevent mothers from passing on devastating genetic diseases, and advisers to the government now say it’s ethical to test the procedure under certain conditions. noch 351 Wörter
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Scientists in Britain just got approval to conduct research that involves editing the genetic material of healthy human embryos.
This is a big deal: The UK’s Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is the first government agency in the world to endorse research that involves altering the human genome for research — a move that could signal broader acceptance for a promising (but controversial) new area of science.