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Britain Becomes 1st to Allow Babies With DNA From 3 People

Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies. Members of parliament's House of Lords voted Tuesday to approve the controversial type of in-vitro fertilization that could prevent mothers from passing inherited health problems such as serious heart and brain disorders or muscular dystrophy. But critics see it as...

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