James Newcome

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The ruling body of the Church of England voted unanimously in favour of the motion. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

The Church of England’s ruling body has voted unanimously in favour of valuing people with Down’s syndrome. The General Synod backed a motion calling(...)

Children conceived after mitochondrial donation would have “nuclear” DNA determining individual traits such as facial features and personality from its two parents, plus a tiny amount of mitochondrial DNA (mDNA) from an anonymous woman donor. Photograph: Getty Images

The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise the creation of IVF babies using DNA from three people. The first baby conceived a(...)