Hybrid embryo rethink

October 12, 2007

The Human Tissue and Embryos (Draft) Bill is to be revised to propose that all forms of human-animal hybrid embryos, made by mixing human and animal sex cells, be permitted to be created for research, subject to approval by regulators. A White Paper last year proposed a ban on some types. A proposal for a new regulatory authority to bring together the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the Human Tissue Authority was also dropped.

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