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  • First Human Embryo Editing Experiment In US 'Corrects' Gene For Heart Condition

    First Human Embryo Editing Experiment In US 'Corrects' Gene For Heart Condition

    The work is particularly sensitive because it involves changes to the germ line, genes that could be passed on to future generations.

  • Designer Baby Next? US Scientists Modify Genes Of Human Embryo

    Designer Baby Next? US Scientists Modify Genes Of Human Embryo

    A group of scientists in the US have taken the first steps in tweaking the genes in the human embryo - a subject fraught with fears of an eventual designer baby and a minefield of ethical dilemma. The scientists say their research has the potential to eliminate diseases that run through some families.

  • First Genetically Modified Human Embryos In US May Open Gates To 'Designer Babies'

    First Genetically Modified Human Embryos In US May Open Gates To 'Designer Babies'

    The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University in the US, involved changing the DNA of a large number of one-cell embryos with the controversial gene-editing technique CRISPR.

  • Forget Eggs - 245 Million Years Ago, This Long-Necked Sea Creature Gave Birth To Live Babies

    Forget Eggs - 245 Million Years Ago, This Long-Necked Sea Creature Gave Birth To Live Babies

    A quarter of a billion years ago, when a shallow sea covered what is now southwest China, a large, long-necked aquatic reptile got pregnant. That is an unusual fact by modern standards - many reptiles, such as birds, turtles and crocodiles, do not get pregnant, which is to say they do not incubate embryos within their bodies and give birth to live ...

  • Baby Born From 16-Year-Old Frozen Embryo In China

    Baby Born From 16-Year-Old Frozen Embryo In China

    A 46-year-old woman in south China has given birth to a healthy baby from an embryo frozen 16 years ago, health officials announced.

  • Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

    Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

    The experiment, described Thursday in the journal Cell, involves injecting human stem cells into the embryo of a pig, then implanting the embryo in the uterus of a sow and allowing it to grow. After four weeks, the stem cells had developed into the precursors of various tissue types, including heart, liver and neurons, and a small fraction of the d...

  • 6 Incredible Benefits of Wheat Germ Oil

    6 Incredible Benefits of Wheat Germ Oil

    Wheat germ oil is extracted from the germ of the grain and is said to be loaded with essential nutrients. Here are 6 benefits of wheat germ oil.

  • World's First Baby Born From 3-Parent Technique: Report

    World's First Baby Born From 3-Parent Technique: Report

    The world's first baby has been born thanks to a controversial new technique employed by US scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, said a report Tuesday.

  • Can Oxygen Deficiency Lead to Childhood Heart Disease?

    Can Oxygen Deficiency Lead to Childhood Heart Disease?

    The developing heart in an embryo can be damaged by the cellular stress triggered from oxygen deficiency -- thereby leading to development of childhood heart disease, a study has revealed for the first time.

  • Chinese Woman Delivers Baby From Embryo Frozen 18 Years Ago

    Chinese Woman Delivers Baby From Embryo Frozen 18 Years Ago

    A healthy baby girl was born in China from an embryo frozen 18 years ago, medical officials said on Wednesday.

  • For First Time, Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab

    For First Time, Scientists Grow Two-Week-Old Human Embryos In Lab

    Scientists have for the first time grown human embryos outside of the mother for almost two full weeks into development, giving unique insight into what they say is the most mysterious stage of early human life.

  • My Wife And I Are White Evangelicals. Here's Why We Chose To Give Birth To Black Triplets.

    My Wife And I Are White Evangelicals. Here's Why We Chose To Give Birth To Black Triplets.

    We live in a world with hundreds of thousands of embryos frozen in the United States alone. Most who aren't selected by their biological parents are donated to science or destroyed or kept frozen. If Christians - or others - really believe life begins at conception, it follows that we should respond by being willing to support embryo adoption and e...

  • Baby Born After Surviving As Frozen Embryo For 12 Years In China

    Baby Born After Surviving As Frozen Embryo For 12 Years In China

    A healthy baby has been born in China's northwest Shaanxi Province from an embryo frozen 12 years ago, the country's longest preserved test tube baby.

  • Britain Allows First Genetic Modification of Embryos

    Britain Allows First Genetic Modification of Embryos

    The decision makes Britain one of the first countries in the world to grant this type of authorisation on one of science's new frontiers.

  • UK Researchers Seek Permission to Use Human Embryo Genome Editing

    UK Researchers Seek Permission to Use Human Embryo Genome Editing

    Genome editing techniques on human embryos are still seen as "forbidden fruit" in many countries.

  • Sofia Vergara Breaks Silence Over Embryo Custody Battle With Ex-Fiance

    Sofia Vergara Breaks Silence Over Embryo Custody Battle With Ex-Fiance

    A child brought into the world, Sofia said, needs "more than a mother, it needs a loving relationship of parents"

  • TV Star Sofia Vergara Speaks Out Over Embryo Custody Battle

    TV Star Sofia Vergara Speaks Out Over Embryo Custody Battle

    TV star Sofia Vergara has broken her silence about a legal battle with her ex-boyfriend over frozen embryos they conceived while still a couple, in a case raising thorny ethical questions.

  • US panel debates three-parent embryos

    US panel debates three-parent embryos

    A US advisory board on Wednesday debated a controversial new technique that would use DNA from three people to produce embryos free of a particular type of hereditary disease.

  • Stomach-churning foods from around the world

    Stomach-churning foods from around the world

    Fancy snacking on fertilised duck eggs, roasted grasshoppers and coffee made from defecated beans? We look at some global 'treats' that may make you feel queasyKopi luwak: defecated coffeeSometimes known as "cat-poo coffee", this so-called delicacy comes...

  • First test-tube baby born after new, cheaper genome screening

    First test-tube baby born after new, cheaper genome screening

    The first test-tube baby to come from an embryo screened for genetic defects using a new, low-cost technique that could improve in-vitro fertilisation success rates was born last month and is a healthy boy.

  • Britain set to allow babies to be born with three genetic parents

    Britain set to allow babies to be born with three genetic parents

    The British government said on Friday it would pursue a radical fertility technique that uses DNA from three parents to create an embryo, setting the stage for it to become the first country to offer the treatment.

  • Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos

    Octuplets' mom implanted with 12 embryos

    Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor flouted national standards by implanting her with a dozen embryos in the pregnancy that resulted in octuplets, according to testimony at a licensing hearing.The number of embryos was far in excess of the two recommended for women her age, Deputy Attorney General Judith Alvarado said Monday.National guidelines issued...

  • 'Unborn babies' were stuck at the airport

    'Unborn babies' were stuck at the airport

    Following the seizure of nitrogen containers bearing frozen embryos from couples from the US and South Africa at the Mumbai airport, a city doctor is now seeking audience with the Central Board of Excise and Customs to regularise embryo import.Dr Hrishikesh Pai, who is part of the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) team at Lilavati Hospital has cancelled...

  • Exhibition traces life inside the womb

    Exhibition traces life inside the womb

    Lives of unborn babies inside their mothers' womb can now be seen on Internet, courtesy an online exhibition.

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