The Economist 2

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Vocabulary List

lead to
(phrasal verb) to result in something; to cause something to happen
 
congenital
(adjective) existing since birth
 
recurrent
(adjective) happening again and again
 
loosen
(verb) to make laws, rules etc. less strict

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The examination of embryos is currently limited by a 14-day rule.
This study has the potential of discovering new treatments for illnesses such as heart diseases that happen since birth.
The study might also provide better explanation on what causes miscarriages that happen repeatedly.

Grammar

Studying embryos beyond the current 14-day limit could lead to new treatments for illnesses such as congenital heart disease.
 
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