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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.
Stem cells have endless uses. This study suggests they can even bring half dead teeth back to life.
19 September, 2018