Scientists say fetal tissue is critical for research into many complex diseases, including HIV, Alzheimer's and cancer, as Trump administration decides to abort the study that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions.
The new law will outlaw abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected and doesn't contain exceptions for pregnancies from rape or incest.
Missouri's restrictive abortion ban does not include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.
Many mainstream scientists think gene editing is too unsafe to try, and some denounced the Chinese report as human experimentation.
Chinese couples are going abroad for in search of IVF treatment. High demand in the country after the end of the one child policy means Chinese doctors can't treat all those who seek assistance conceiving.
The ship provides medical abortions to women in countries where the procedure is banned.
It is currently a crime to abort a child in the Republic of Ireland, which has decided to hold a referendum on the issue for the third time in more than three decades.
New York fertility specialist John Zhang spearheaded the technique with a Jordanian couple at a clinic in Mexico.
The world's first baby has been born using a new "three-parent" fertility technique in Mexico. The baby boy has the usual DNA from his parents and a bit of genetic code from a female donor.
WHO and Guttmacher Institute published a study that shows abortion rates have significantly dropped to historic lows in the past 25 years in wealthier countries, but increased slightly in underdeveloped nations.
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