Here is an interesting development in the world of science: Mice have successfully reproduced after being implanted with bioprosthetic ovaries created with a 3-D printer, according to research published in Nature Communications.
Read a summary of the research in Mice Successfully Reproduce with 3-D Printed Ovaries in TheScientist online.
The research has important implications for cancer patients of child-bearning age whose cancer treatments have left them sterile.
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By Chloe Mitchell, ASAP/ASAS Intern
February 18, 2016 – A recent article in Science highlights new research from reproductive biologists at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, who have produced male mice lacking a Y chromosome. Monika Ward and colleagues developed the engineered males from mice with a single X chromosome via genetic manipulation on the X chromosome and another chromosome. This led to the creation of male mice capable of immature sperm production. Read more