Taking a look at the 'three-parent embryo'
Developments in the world of genetics, although sometimes very difficult to understand, can still be absolutely mesmerizing. Case in point: take a newspaper headline from last Friday titled, “UK may OK creating babies... with DNA from 3 people.”
To explain the process, which has been dubbed the “three-parent embryo,” MSU genetics professor Dr. Helga Toriello joins Current State. She also works in the Pediatrics and Human Development department at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.