World’s First Baby Born with Controversial New ‘Three-Parent’ Technique

The Independant Ian Johnston Science Correspondent Tuesday 27 September 2016

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 …

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  • In 2013, scientists used stem cells to grow 3D tissue that mimics a brain
  • Now researchers over the world are working on making these mini-brains
  • Skin cells are transformed into stem cells, which are grown into brain cells
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