Francesca Burns

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UK approves three-person babies

In a historic move, the House of Lords recently voted in favour of a bill allowing scientists to create three-person babies. The modified form of in vitro fertilisation will have DNA from a mother, father and female donor. The UK is the first country to pass such a bill and introduce laws to allow the…

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Probiotics may be the key to curing peanut allergies

Researchers in Melbourne, Australia, have conducted ground-breaking research which may result in a cure for peanut allergies. The research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute will be welcomed by the approximately 500,000 UK peanut allergy sufferers for its potentially life-changing effects. Sufferers of the allergy have to be constantly aware of what they are eating…