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Babies with Three Parents a Possibility

UPI,  Jan 20, 2012

Babies with three biological parents could be born with an in vitro fertilization technique meant to eliminate hereditary diseases, British researchers say. Such a baby would inherit its identity from its true mother and father but also would possess some DNA from a donor egg. Researchers have received $9 million in funding to develop the procedure that could prevent genetic conditions from being passed on to children.

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