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World-first “synthetic embryos” made from mouse stem cells

August 5, 2022

Scientists from the Weizmann Institute of Science (Weizmann Institute) in Israel have created “synthetic embryos” without the need for sperm, eggs, and fertilisation. The remarkable discovery instead makes use of stem cells from mice, which self-assembled into early embryo-like structures complete with a beating heart, an intestinal tract, and the beginnings of a brain. The […]

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