Healthy mice from lab-grown eggs

Healthy mice from lab-grown eggs

Japanese scientists say they have created healthy baby mice from eggs they made entirely in the lab using a sample of mouse skin cells.
The pups born from the eggs appeared to be healthy and were able to go on to have babies themselves.
Experts say the findings, in Nature journal, offer future hope of artificial eggs for couples who need fertility treatment.
But they say many more years of study is needed to make that leap to humans.
Lab-grown Scientists have already been able to make sperm in the lab, but for that feat they used an immature embryonic stem cell, which is known to be able to... read more

17 October 2016 in Health, Views: 34
Source: BBC

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