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Who Needs Men Anyway?


Bad news for all you men out there.

Scientists at the University of Newcastle have created a sperm cell from a female embryonic stem cell. They are now working on a way to produce sperm from female bone marrow which they say would be an easier process.

The sperm cells have not yet been tested to see if they could in fact be used to create healthy offspring.

In 2006 a successful impregnation of a female mouse using sperm created from male bone marrow was conducted. If this process proves to be a fruitful one (no pun intended) it could mean that lesbian couples could soon have biological children that share DNA from both women.

Read the full article at Environmental Graffiti.

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