Bloody meat-free burger brings former hippy staple to mainstream

CREATING a veggie burger that tastes like beef has been a kind of holy grail for meatless food makers since bland-tasting grain patties first arrived in US supermarket freezers during the 1980s, back when staples of health-conscious hippy menus began to work their way into the mainstream. Continue reading “Bloody meat-free burger brings former hippy staple to mainstream”

Ukraine doctor pioneering ‘three-parent’ babies

Ukraine doctor pioneering ‘three-parent’ babies

A 34-year-old woman tried to have a baby for 15 years before she turned to a pioneering doctor in Ukraine and a groundbreaking but ethically disputed “three-parent” procedure. She became the mother of a healthy baby boy in January at a private clinic in Kiev using a process called pronuclear transfer that inserts the couple’s genes into a donor’s egg.

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