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From: "John de Rivaz" <>
Subject: Time warp' twins born from embryos frozen 12 years ago
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 12:35:00 -0000

Time warp' twins born from embryos frozen 12 years ago

Roger Dobson and Rachel Dobson

A MOTHER has made medical history by giving birth to healthy twin boys from
embryos that were frozen 12 years ago.

more on  http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/0,,176-985394,00.html but I
think this will be taken down on February 7th. unless you subscribe

The article includes:

Although the technology may now enable the long-term storage of embryos, the
practice is not allowed in Britain. Couples can initially store embryos for
five years but then have to apply for a five-year extension. After that the
embryos must be left to perish**, given up for research or passed to another
couple for immediate use.

** ie executed without trial

Sincerely, John de Rivaz:  http://John.deRivaz.com for websites including
Cryonics Europe, Longevity Report, The Venturists, Porthtowan, Alec Harley
Reeves - inventor, Arthur Bowker - potter, de Rivaz genealogy,  Nomad .. and

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