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Artificial ovary nurtures human eggs to maturity

Researchers at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital have created the first artificial human ovary and used the lab-grown organ to mature human eggs. “An ovary is composed of three main cell types, and this is the first time that anyone has created a 3-D tissue structure with triple cell line,” said Brown researcher […]

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Primitive whales gave birth on land

A pair of ancient whale fossils – a pregnant female and a male of the same species – reveals how these primitive ancestors of today’s whales gave birth and provides new insights into how whales made the transition from land to water. The 48 million-year-old fossils, discovered in Pakistan in 2000 and 2004, are described […]

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