Tuesday, June 13, 2017

New startup wants to impregnate 40-somethings with perfect people

Darwin Life is a new kind of fertility clinic — one that aims to get women over 40 pregnant with designer babies. The company is the brain-child of Doctor John Zang, a researcher developing controversial methods of fertility that involve replacing some of the chromosomes in a patient’s eggs with those of a younger woman’s. The treatment is called ‘spindle nuclear transfer’, often referred to as a three-parent-baby technique, and it is outlawed in the United States. It’s been refused for FDA approval because it involves what some view as gene manipulation. Doctor Zang’s work helped a woman with a rare disease…

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