World's first GM babies announced
Jun 27, 2012
This was done three years ago. They are just now announcing it.
The headline ought to read: "As in the days of Noah."
The world's first geneticallymodified humans have been created, it was revealed last night.
The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about ethics.
So far, two of the babies have been tested and have been found to contain genes from three 'parents'.
Fifteen of the children were born in the past three years as a result of one experimental programme at the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science of St Barnabas in New Jersey....
Genetic fingerprint tests on two one-year- old children confirm that they have inherited DNA from three adults --two women and one man.
Dr. Stephen Jones