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In the future, we won’t have sex to procreate

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In the future, we won’t have sex to procreate
Today, Stanford University professor Hank Greely’s assertion that Americans will stop having sex to procreate sounds absurd. But in a couple of decades, he predicts, that will be the accepted reality.
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Common household chemicals lead to birth defects

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Common household chemicals lead to birth defects
A connection between common household chemicals and birth defects has been uncovered by new research.
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The Fertility Doctor Trying to Commercialize Three-Parent Babies
A startup called Darwin Life says it will use a controversial fertility technique to help forty-somethings get pregnant for $100,000.
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3D-printed ovaries restore fertility in mice

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3D-printed ovaries restore fertility in mice
3D printed ‘Lego-style’ ovary could help infertile women have children
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| Categories: | Tags: Reproduction, ovaries, bioprinting, implantation, implant implants | Comments: (0) | View Count: (532)
Microbes might thrive after crash-landing on board a meteorite
Bacteria riding on an incoming meteorite may be able to survive the violent shockwave created when it crash-lands on a planet. Their cell walls have been seen to rapidly harden and relax after a sudden shock compression, enabling them to bounce back even after an extreme collision.
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An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next
The lambs spent four weeks in the external wombs and seemed to develop normally
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China Exclusive: Are human space babies conceivable? Tianzhou-1 experiment may give clue
As astronauts continue to break records for time spent in space and manned Mars exploration is under discussion, scientists in China have begun a groundbreaking study to determine if humans can reproduce in space.
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| Categories: | Tags: Stem cells, germ cells, human reproduction, space | Comments: (0) | View Count: (458)
The Crazy Plan to Restore a Woman's Fertility—and Defy the Limits of Nature
A gynecologist named Konstantinos Sfakianoudis claimed to have found a way to rejuvenate aging ovaries with a blood treatment typically used for healing wounds. So far, the Sfakianoudis says, the technique has helped nine women nearing menopause who were having difficulty conceiving to get pregnant via in vitro fertilization.
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