Are 3-parent babies products of eugenics or the desire to save lives?

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The most astonishing gene therapy news this year has been the crafting of three-parent babies. The in-vitro fertilization practice, known as “mitochondrial replacement therapy,” is meant to help women who carry genes for mitochondrial diseases have babies without passing the disorders onto their children.

I’m all for gene therapy—within proper scientific and ethical constraints….

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Read full, original post: Three-parent babies should make us examine our instinct for offspring who share our genes

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