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Scientists have just bred live mice without using fertilised eggs
 

Scientists have just bred live mice without using fertilised eggs

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In a world first, scientists have successfully bred mice without using fertilised eggs, and the results could have implications for endangered species with low female numbers, and one day even humans.
 
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15 Sep 2016 - General
 
The days that a fertilized female egg was considered to be essential for reproduction is over. Welcome the latest discovery by a group of embryologists at the University of Bath in the UK. They have successfully made mice reproduce without fertilization. Yes, without the combination of the genomes of an egg and sperm, the mice have had offsprings. Sounds impossible and amazing at the same time. As the next step they say that they are going to try this with skin cells. Without the involvement of ...
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