Hollywood actors and ex-married couple Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb are at war over two frozen embryos. Vergara, who is Catholic, refuses to allow the embryos to be brought to term with a surrogate mother; Loeb, who is not, insists that they have a right to life. That is what happens when you take the embryo […] Read more
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: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/fertility-watchdog-refuses-to-extend-embryo-time-limit-h8lg9q6h6 Source: The Times, Dec 8 2016
Articolo di Laura Gotti Tedeschi pubblicato sul sito Notizie Provita: http://www.notizieprovita.it/filosofia-e-morale/bambino-con-tre-genitori-anche-nel-regno-unito/
The UK moves closer to 3-parent embryos: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/nov/30/uk-doctors-to-seek-permission-to-create-baby-with-dna-from-three-people-mitochondrial-replacement-therapy 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.