UK Becomes First Country to Approve 'Three-Parent Babies'

The United Kingdom has become the first country in the world to legalize three-person in-vitro fertilization (IVF), a method of conception that combines genes from three parents.

On Tuesday, the UK’s House of Commons voted 382 to 128 in favor of the controversial technique, called mitochondrial donation, and the first “three-person baby” could be conceived later this year. Doctors say mitochondrial donation will prevent mothers from transferring incurable genetic diseases to their childre

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