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A Former IVF Baby on "Three-Parent IVF"

Jessica Cussins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Jessica Cussins

There are large social and ethical considerations that mitochondrial replacement forces us to confront. Most importantly, this technology raises one of the thorniest questions humanity will ever face: are we willing to genetically modify future generations of humans?

LOOK: Insanely Cute Monkeys Have More Than Two Parents

Posted 01.09.2012 | Science

Because we know you'll ask: no, you can't have one. Hex, Roku and Chimero, the insanely cute rhesus monkeys pictured here, are the world's first ch...

WATCH: Cute "Chimeric" Monkeys Carry Strange DNA

Posted 01.07.2012 | Science

Cute and cuddly, little Hex, Roku, and Chimero look just like any other rhesus monkeys. But they carry distinctive DNA - a mashup of genes from severa...