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Peers debate fertility bill next week
Peer: Married twins highlight biological ‘right to know’

Fertility law should recognise the rights of children to know their biological parents and not hide their identity, an independent peer has claimed. Independent peer Lord Alton told the House of Lords the right for children to know their biological origins should be treated as a human right. “Sooner or later the truth will out”… Read more »

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Govt supports research on hybrid embryos
Govt lifts ‘anti-science’ ban on hybrid embryos

The government has reversed its ban on the creation of animal-human hybrid embryos, following a warning from MPs that restrictions could be “potentially harmful to UK science”. Published today, the draft human tissues and embryo bill allows in principle the use of hybrid embryos for medical research. The draft bill will now be debated by… Read more »