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January 10, 2017

The Disruptive Future of IVG

According to a recent paper from Brown University, in vitro gametogenesis (IVG) is poised to disrupt traditional in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology. This presents the possibility of a human baby one day not being born from a donated sperm and a donated egg, but from pluripotent or embryo-derived stem cells.

Which do you think is of greater ethical importance: custom, stem cell-derived embryos, or that doctors can intervene against disease at the pre-embryonic stage?

 
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