The world’s first ‘synthetic embryo’: why this research is more important than you think

The world's first 'synthetic embryo': why this research is more important than you think

In what is considered a global breakthrough, biologists have grown mouse embryo models in the laboratory without the need for fertilized eggs, embryos or even a mouse, using only stem cells and a special incubator. This achievement, published in the journal Cell by a team led by researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in …

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