For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. ..I am fearfully and wonderfully made… intricately woven. . .your eyes say my unformed substance. . .the days formed for me, when as yet there was none of them. (Psalm 139:13-16)
Critics raise safety and ethical concerns.
“Once you make this change, if a female arises from the process and goes on to have children, that change is passed on, so it’s forever,” United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation chief science officer Phil Yeske said. “That’s uncharted territory; we just don’t know what it means.”