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What 3-Parent Babies Mean For The Future Of Reproductive Medicine

Bespoke embryos raise ethical questions for lawmakers and bioethicists alike<p>Last week members of the British House of Commons passed a bill legalizing mitochondrial DNA transfers--a process that combines three different sets of DNA to create an embryo. That means one day, it could be possible for …

Genetics

UN rejects Palestinian resolution to end Israel's occupation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council rejected a Palestinian resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation within three years late Tuesday, a blow to an Arab campaign to get the U.N.'s most powerful body to take action to achieve an independent state of Palestine.<p>The United States, …

3D printing is venturing beyond plastic and into your home

When you think of what 3D printing can do, you probably imagine simple plastic models and parts -- clever, but not exactly revolutionary. If you ask Dovetailed's Vaiva Kalnikaite and <i>Make</i>'s Anna Kaziunas France, however, they'll tell you that 3D printers can accomplish much, much more. Dovetailed's …

Geoengineering: the ethical problems with cleaning the air

Intervening in climate change currently raises more questions than answers when it comes to manipulating the atmosphere<p>Last August, Berlin hosted an international conference on the controversial issue of geoengineering. We ask expert Dr Naomi Vaughan fromthe Tyndall Centre for Climate Change …

How man’s best friend could hold the key to anti-ageing

Drugs added to pet food may extend lives of dogs and lead the way to protect humans against cancer and heart conditions<p>Scientists are targeting a new set of recruits to test anti-ageing drugs: pet dogs. And according to their plans, not any old pooch will do. The researchers want to concentrate …