Friday, September 20, 2013

Friday Findings 9/20

I'm thinking of making some kind of button for this, since it seems other bloggers who do themed days have buttons. Worth it or not worth it?

Artist raises awareness of endometriosis

If you live in or near Halifax you can visit the exhibit this weekend from 12-5pm. Here is the artists story and here is her website, where you can view some of her artwork and a short film about endometriosis. 

New Controversy Over Experimental IVF Method

The method in question is called mitochondrial replacement, where they replace the DNA present in egg mitochondria with DNA from a donor to avoid disease causing mutations. Apparently mitochondria have their own DNA separate from the egg and eventual embryo. This method would basically allow a child to have three biological parents. 

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