Researchers eager to create parentless embryos with stem cells

| December 13, 2012 |

An international fertility conference early next year will teach participants how to create embryos with stem cells. The organisers for the International Conference on Preservation of Fertility in Cancer Patient 2013, to be held in Hong Kong in February, are making astonishing claims. The conference “will teach the neo-creation of sperm and eggs from skin cells using the new techniques of IPS cell culture and gamete differentiation recently perfected in mice in Japan,” they told potential participants. “This will be the future for the most difficult infertility cases, actually making sperm and eggs from somatic cells.  In mice, normal litters have been born with this approach.”

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