An amazing technical accomplishment, it also elicits dread.
The successful births came from DNA taken from fetal, not adult, cells. That is the usual course in this research.
I think this story should affect the way we look at the moral value of frozen IVF embryos.
Scientists are making human “embryos” — cell formations that are not viable organisms — from stem cells, but which may be a step before making human organisms.
Even down to the level of molecules and genes, there doesn’t seem to be any physical reason for plants to grow “Golden Ratio” patterns.