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Human primordial cells programmed in the lab for the first time.


Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science and Cambridge University have jointly managed the feat of turning back the clock on human cells to create primordial germ cells, the embryonic cells that give rise to sperm and ova, in the lab. This is the first time that human cells have been programmed into this early developmental stage. The results of

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