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This Star Wars-Inspired Simulation of Human Reproduction Is Awesome

The microscopic processes involved in human fertilization are a difficult thing to convey visually, but a group of scientists, using Star Wars as their inspiration, have managed to do just that, creating a highly entertaining and informative video—while accidentally stumbling upon a new scientific discovery in the process. Read More >>

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Scientists Have Bred Live Mice with No Need for Fertilised Eggs

For the first time ever, scientists have produced live mice without a fertilised egg cell. The potentially revolutionary technique could one day allow gay men to produce biological offspring, or—even more radically—allow both men and women to self-fertilise. Read More >>