A baby has been born in the US using a new method for screening embryos during IVF which could dramatically reduce costs, researchers report.
The new technique supposedly gives the number of chromosomes and other biological information about the embryo at a low cost – probably about two thirds of the price of existing methods of screening.
Read Baby born using new IVF screening technique, by James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News, 8 July 2013
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2 thoughts on “In Vitro Fertilization: Baby born using new IVF Screening Technique”
Wow fascinating. Yet a bit scary. imagine the possibility of problems if ethics and laws do not keep up with this technology. And as a disabled advocate I cannot help but wonder if in the future the possibility of a great soul like Helen Keller would be prevented from being born. lots of mixed feelings on this one!