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Britain will see world's first babies born from three genetic parents

Published on 27th Nov 2015

Published on 27th November 2015

Each year around 100 children in Britain are born with a form of mitochondrial disease. The conditions, which range from deafness to heart disease and brain disorders, are often fatal. In 2016 a cure will come closer. Britain will become the first country to allow babies to be born using mitochondrial donation, creating children with genes from three people rather than two.

Read more @ the Economist