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UK may allow 3 parent babies

Britain could become the first country in the world to allow babies to be born with three genetic parents to help stamp out serious diseases.

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New IVF technique ensures nucleus is powered properly

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Professor Dame Sally Davies, explains that the 'three parent' technique does not tamper with the nucleus. It simply moves it into a cell which has healthy 'battery packs', known as mitochondria, which power the nucleus properly and eradicate serious disease.

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