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Sperm Created in UK Lab?


Posted By on Jul 8, 2009

Scientists in Britain claim to have created sperm in their lab. The tiny swimmers seem to have many characteristics of human sperm, what with heads and tails, chromosomes and proteins. You can see a taped news story here. The process of creating sperm uses stem cells from human embryos, which are then destroyed. Other scientists debate whether the product created should actually be considered sperm, but regardless, this is fascinating...

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