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“Synthetic” Mouse Embryos With Functioning Organs Developed

A "synthetic" mouse embryo with a brain, spinal cord, and beating heart was developed without the need for a fertilized egg or uterus by researchers in the US and UK. Three distinct types of stem cells from a mouse embryo,...

Greek-Cypriot Same Sex Couple Blessed With Triplets in South Africa

In South Africa, Greek-Cypriots Christo and Theo Menelaou were blessed with triplets -- identical girl twins and a boy -- through a surrogate. The occasion is quite rare as twins are in IVF as well as the DNA, or sperm donation,...

Greek Woman Dies During IVF Procedure in Italy

A 38-year-old woman of Greek origin, Arianna Akrivouli, died during an IVF procedure in Bitritto, near Bari. The woman, who resided permanently in Italy, passed away during a fine-needle aspiration in an ovary. The Bari prosecutor's office launched an investigation...

Ancient Greece has something to say about the three-person baby debate

By Helen King*, Open University The science and morality of creating a life with DNA from three different individuals is hot news. The UK parliament has voted in favour of allowing trials of mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT), otherwise also known as three-person...

Greek-Australian Baby Born 395gr Survives!

Australian scientists are calling the birth and survival of a Greek-Australian infant who was born prematurely at 395gr as a “scientific miracle.” He is one of the smallest infants ever to be born and survive in Victoria. The case of ...