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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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“Younger” sperm contributes to higher probability of pregnancy

May 16, 2022

The biologic age of male sperm can determine the success of pregnancy as well as the time it takes to become pregnant, revealed Dr. J. Richard Pilsner, the Director of Molecular Genetics and Infertility, part of a research team studying male fertility at the Wayne State University School (WSU) of Medicine in the US. WSU […]

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