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Of 2,962 children evaluated, the researchers identified 222 with a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, Dr. Chambers said.
The Ohio House is expected to consider bills, already passed in the Senate, that would prohibit the most common type of procedure used to end pregnancies after 13 weeks and require that fetal remains be buried or cremated.
Embryology shows that the fetal nervous system is established by six weeks’ gestation.
Griffin lost his hand because of amniotic-band constriction, a prenatal condition that occurs when a strand of amniotic membrane becomes wrapped around a fetal appendage, preventing its proper development.
The team had more success with the 79 embryos produced from fetal cells, which were implanted into 21 surrogates.
Even so, their success rate was extremely low and the technique worked only when nuclei were transferred from fetal cells, rather than adult ones, as was the case with Dolly.
The Chinese researchers said cloning of fetal cells could be combined with gene editing techniques to produce large numbers of monkeys with certain genetic defects that cause disease in people.
Opponents are also arguing over a lack of exception for fetal abnormalities, a major reason that physicians have protested against the 20-week cut off.
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