Scientists in Pittsburgh, using the "gentle squeeze" method, cloned a non-human primate egg that successfully reached the blastocyst stage of development. Other scientists zapped human eggs with an enzyme produced by sperm and thereby tricked them into dividing into blastocysts, which should theoretically produce stem cells for biomedical research. | Harper's Magazine

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Scientists in Pittsburgh, using the “gentle squeeze” method, cloned a non-human primate egg that successfully reached the blastocyst stage of development. Other scientists zapped human eggs with an enzyme produced by sperm and thereby tricked them into dividing into blastocysts, which should theoretically produce stem cells for biomedical research.

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Scientists in Pittsburgh, using the “gentle squeeze” method, cloned a non-human primate egg that successfully reached the blastocyst stage of development. Other scientists zapped human eggs with an enzyme produced by sperm and thereby tricked them into dividing into blastocysts, which should theoretically produce stem cells for biomedical research.

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