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Oregon scientists make embryos with 2 women, 1 man

Oregon scientists make embryos with 2 women, 1 man

By MALCOLM RITTER
Posted: Oct 24, 2012 10:25 AM PDT
Updated: Oct 24, 2012 10:25 AM PDT

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/story/19903838/oregon-scientists-make...

Scientists in Oregon have created embryos with genes from one man and two women, using a provocative technique that could someday be used to prevent babies from inheriting certain rare incurable diseases.

The researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University said they are not using the embryos to produce children, and it is not clear when or even if this technique will be put to use. But it has already stirred a debate over its risks and ethics in Britain, where scientists did similar work a few years ago.

Read more: http://www.myfoxny.com/story/19903838/oregon-scientists-make...




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Scientists have already discovered

how to get a woman pregnant without a man to fertilize the egg all together. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-79711/We-create-babi...

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