eight photos of sythetic mouse embryos in various stages of development

First artificial mouse embryos – complete with beating hearts and minds – created without sperm, eggs or uterus

For the first time, scientists created mouse embryos in the lab without using any eggs or sperm and watched them grow outside the womb. To achieve this feat, the researchers used only stem cells and a spinning apparatus filled with shiny glass vials.

The experiment “changed the rules of the game,” Alfonso Martinez Arias, an evolutionary biologist at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona who was not involved in the research, He told the Washington Post (Opens in a new tab).

#artificial #mouse #embryos #complete #beating #hearts #minds #created #sperm #eggs #uterus

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.