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MPs in the UK have voted to approve the use of DNA from parents, along with mitochondria from a donor egg, to create embryos that are free from devastating mitochondrial diseases. Story from BBC News website

Researchers have made mouse oocytes (egg cells) from adult mouse stem cells (created from skin cells) and fertilised them using IVF. The baby mice, now adults have had their own offspring, technically making the skin cells grandparents

Read the original paper in Science.

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