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World’s First Genetically Modified Babies ‘Created’ in US
Posted By admin On June 30, 2012 @ 6:27 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled
June 30, 2012
In a developing story, the Daily Mail  is now reporting that the very first (admitted) group of genetically modified babies have been ‘created’ in the United States. The scientists involved reportedly announced the result on the night of June 27th, stating that 30 babies were born using genetic modification techniques. Furthermore, 2 of the babies tested were found to contain genes from a total of 3 different parents. The experiment also lasted over 3 years or more according to the researchers, which may be one of many.
The ‘GM babies’ were born into women who had trouble conceiving their own children. In order to ‘birth’ the babies, extra genes from a female donor were inserted into the women’s eggs before they were fertilized. After conception, scientists fingerprinted 2 of the one-year-old children and confirmed that they inherited DNA from 3 adults — one man and 2 women. What this means is that due to inheriting these extra genes through the genetic modification process, they will now be able to pass them along to their offspring. In other words, these genetically modified babies — if allowed to mate with non-GM humans — could potentially alter the very genetic coding of generations to come.
Genetecists state that this genetic modification method may one day be used to create babies “with extra, desired characteristics such as strength or high intelligence.”
The news comes after it was previously reported by British scientists  that scientists were creating human-animal ‘monsters’. Such reports highlight the fact that rampant genetic experimentation is already taking place on many humans around the world, which has led a large number of scientists to call for new rules regarding the outlandish practice. Chinese scientists have already admittedly inserted human stem cells into goat fetuses, and United States researchers have actively researched the concept of engineering a mouse with human brain cells.
Many experts are now speaking out against the announcement, including leading fertility experts and major organizations. John Smeaton, national director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, said:
It is a further and very worrying step down the wrong road for humanity.
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URLs in this post:
 Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-43767/Worlds-GM-babies-born.html#ixzz1z7a4wUpK
 reported by British scientists: http://naturalsociety.com/genetic-hybrid-human-animal-experiments-lead-to-call-for-new-rules/
 Natural Society: http://naturalsociety.com/worlds-first-genetically-modified-babies-created-in-us/
 5 Million Test Tube Babies Since 1978, Paving Way for Genetically Modified Babies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/5-million-test-tube-babies-since-1978-paving-way-for-genetically-modified-babies.html
 Genetically Modified Humans? New Gene-Altering Drug Paves Way for Mass Modification: http://www.prisonplanet.com/genetically-modified-humans-new-gene-altering-drug-paves-way-for-mass-modification.html
 GMO babies now being engineered in labs under guise of preventing incurable disease: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gmo-babies-now-being-engineered-in-labs-under-guise-of-preventing-incurable-disease.html
 Scientists Produce Genetically Modified Cows to Create ‘Human Breast Milk’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/scientists-produce-genetically-modified-cows-to-create-%e2%80%98human-breast-milk%e2%80%99.html
 Genetically-modified humans are already walking among us: http://www.prisonplanet.com/genetically-modified-humans-are-already-walking-among-us.html
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