Test-tube sperm

Males… who needs them, huh? Well, apparently not female mice, as scientists in China recently announced in Cell that they created sperm in vitro from mouse stem cells. Zhou et al grew embryonic stem cells alongside extracted mouse testes cells and, with treatment of specific chemicals and hormones, produced spermatid like cells. Continue reading “This Week’s Top 3 Science News (22/2 to 29/2)”