Studing genes gives insights into health, nutrition and will have profound impact on our ability to prevent and cure disease, with more targeted drugs and gene-based therapies such as stem cells.
Scientists grow human embryo without sperm or egg
Scientists have grown an artificial human embryo as an ethical way to learn about birth defects in the earliest moments of life. Instead of sperm, eggs and a womb the scientists used stem cells and coaxed them into becoming the same 4 types of cell found in a 14-day old natural embryo. Read more
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