FDA Taking Comments on Three-Parent Embryo Research

Scientists have begun controversial research into creating embryos with three parents—two mothers and one father.

Children created by the research have three biological parents. The UK’s Embryo Authority approved three-parent in vitro fertilization earlier this year, and many are hoping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will follow suit.

Three-parent embryo research is controversial for several reasons. Three specific reasons, however, are: (more…)