'Bureaucracy' may compromise embryo watchdog

Vines, Gail
June 1991
New Scientist;6/29/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1775, p16
Reports on the claim of Interim Licensing Authority (ILA) that there are loopholes in the plans drafted by the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to oversee embryo research in the Great Britain. Fear of ILA that HFEA may lack the real power to police small centers which offers in vitro fertilization; Concern of ILA chair Mary Donaldson over the rising number of multiple births; Consequences of transferring four or more embryos.


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