Reproduction Revolution: How Our Skin Cells Might Be Turned into Sperm and Eggs

October 16, 2018

(The Guardian) – If eggs and thus IVF embryos could be produced easily and in large numbers, says Greely, that could change the landscape of assisted conception when combined with the option of genetic screening. This can be done ever more cheaply and quickly for embryos and is currently permitted in the UK for identifying those carrying certain genetic disease mutations. With such technologies in place, says Greely, “the stage is set for very, very widespread use of embryo selection”.

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