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Fertile mouse eggs created from stem cells – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on October 5th, 2012.

Japanese researchers have turned mouse stem cells into germ cells that give rise to eggs in living mice, which then produced viable offspring via in vitro fertilisation. This research, which mirrors work already done with sperm, may open the door to new insights into female germ cells and provide new leads for treating some forms […]

NZ Herald: Stem cell research: the man behind the monster

Peter Griffin posted in on September 14th, 2009.

The NZ Herald’s Geoff Cumming writes about Professor Sir Martin Evans, a Nobel prize-winning expert in stem cell research, covering his background, his work, and his view on the subject. An excerpt: (read in full here) “He has spent a good many of his 69 years in a white coat in a laboratory, peering at […]

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