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Human egg cells can now be created from donor blood — a brave new world is upon us.
26 September, 2018
A false color image of the results of the study. Immature human eggs are shown in pink. (Courtesy of Saitou Lab)
- Japanese scientists have successfully created immature human egg cells using stem cells.
- The discovery builds on years of research into the uses of stem cells.
- While the prospects for new fertility treatments are promising, the ethical questions raised by the procedure will have to be answered.
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