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'Three-Parent Baby' Boy Healthy So Far

Doctors say an infant boy, born in April as the result of a â??three-parent babyâ?%9D technique, is doing well and shows no signs of having inherited a fatal mitochondrial disease from his mother. Called spindle transfer (SN Online: 10/18/2016), the technique is designed to avoid passing on potentially harmful DNA mutations in the motherâ??s mitochondria, powerhouse organelles that contain their own genetic material.