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Controversial ‘3-Person IVF’ Fails to Boost Fertility in Older Women

The experimental procedure is banned in the United States but is being offered at clinics abroad as a treatment for infertility

A pipette pulls out the nuclear DNA from an unfertilized egg, a key step in mitochondrial replacement therapy. Credit: OHSU

AnAn experimental and much-hyped reproductive procedure that mixes DNA from three people is not effective at boosting the chances of having…

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.