December 2016

Fertility watchdog refuses to extend embryo time limit

The legal time limit on growing human embryos in a laboratory was challenged after biologists at the University of Cambridge showed that they could keep embryos alive up to and possibly beyond the permitted 14 days: Source: The Times, Dec 8 2016

The UK moves closer to 3-parent embryos

The UK moves closer to 3-parent embryos: That the HFEA will be the authority to give approval to this is particularly frightening.  It cannot be repeated often enough that the UK does not have a democratically appointed bioethics committee.