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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

World’s first baby born using controversial new ‘three-parent’ technique

The world’s first child created using a controversial “three-parent” baby technique has been born in Mexico, it has been announced.

Limited details about the birth were revealed ahead of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine's scientific congress in Salt Lake City next month, where it will be discussed more fully.

According to critics, the procedure is tantamount to genetic modification of humans or even “playing God”. But supporters say it allows women with a particular type of genetic disease to have healthy children who are related to them.

A report in the New Scientist magazine said the baby was now five months told. His parents are Jordanians and the work was carried out by a team of experts from the US.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Watch the movie Gattica. Movie was way ahead of it's time. This will be the first of many designer babies! Next it will be eye or hair color, then intelligence. Very dangerous road to go down. We have open pandora's box!
I see very little good that will come from this. Just like GMO food!

Anonymous said...

It is already happening.
The governments (plural) are hiding the fact that they are cloning people and engineering people.

Anonymous said...

Disgusting these doctors should be arrested.