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Inside the Experiment That Could End Infertility

In the future, we may be making eggs and sperm from our skin. A lot has to happen first.

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TThe year is 2069, and you and your partner are ready to become parents. But like millions of others, you need reproductive technology to help make it happen. So you head to your local fertility clinic to drop off some samples. After a…




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