Imagine a world in which women without viable eggs are able to have babies using eggs created fresh from cells of their own skin. Or how about one in which two men can father their own biological child ? one with DNA from both dads.
We’re not there yet, not by a long shot. But in what Nature magazine is calling a “tour de force of reproductive biology,” scientists in Japan have succeeded in turning mouse skin cells into mouse egg cells and then using the eggs to grow normal mouse pups.
New research has opened the door to the possibility that gay men could one day soon have children using just sperm with no need for a female donor egg. In a stunning breakthrough, scientists have created embryos from non-egg cells i...
Skin cells from mouse moms were matured in a lab dish and developed into baby mice. The feat is a step toward a similar process that one day may work in humans.
Hospital Charges Dad $39.35 To Hold His Newborn Baby A Utah father recently posted an image of a hospital bill following the birth of his newborn. The doting dad said he was shocked to see a fee for “skin to
I wrote here the other day about how scientists believe they may be able to turn skin cells into usable eggs and sperm. This means, among other things, that two men could become biological parents of a child–with one becoming the mo...