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Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week

7 February 2015

9:00 AM

7 February 2015

9:00 AM

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MPs voted by 382 to 128 to make Britain the only country to allow genetic modification of embryos to prevent mitochondrial flaws: this could be done by the removal of the nucleus of a donor’s fertilised ovum and its replacement by the nucleus of two parents’ fertilised ovum, thus giving a child three parents.

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