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This Rogue Doctor Wants to Charge Women $100,000 For an Illegal Fertility Treatment This Rogue Doctor Wants to Charge Women $100,000 For an Illegal Fertility Treatment

Last fall, John Zhang made headlines after his fertility clinic announced that for the first time a baby had been born using a new technique requiring three genetic parents. The baby’s mother carried the genes for a fatal nervous system disorder called Leigh syndrome, but Zhang had been able to keep the disease from…

The UK Just Granted the First License to Commercialize Controversial 'Three-Parent' Babies The UK Just Granted the First License to Commercialize Controversial 'Three-Parent' Babies

A fertility clinic in Newcastle was just granted permission to start performing what’s known as the ‘three-parent baby’ technique, a controversial in vitro fertilization procedure that prevents genetic diseases from being passed on to children by giving them three genetic ‘parents.’

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2016 The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2016

Another year has passed, which means we’re another step closer to the tomorrow of our dreams. Here are the most futuristic developments of 2016.

A Flaw Has Been Detected in a Ground-Breaking Fertility Treatment A Flaw Has Been Detected in a Ground-Breaking Fertility Treatment

Scientists say a groundbreaking fertility treatment to correct potentially harmful genetic mutations has the potential to backfire, recreating the exact mutation the intervention was meant to fix. It’s a problem that could put an immediate halt to the pending practice—but a work-around may be possible.

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 available to girls.

Babies With 'Three' Parents Are About To Become A Reality In Britain Babies With 'Three' Parents Are About To Become A Reality In Britain

The U.K. is set to be the first country in the world to legalize a controversial three-parent reproductive technique.

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