Virgin Birth Mammal Rewrites Rules of Biology

A mammal that is the daughter of two female parents has been created for the first time. Until now such a feat had been considered biologically impossible. But the mouse, called Kaguya, was born without the involvement of any sperm or male cell — only female eggs were needed — via GeneWeb

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  1. Jade

    27 June 2004 at 1.54 pm

    I think this is a major biological breakthrough, but how far is it going to be taken? With these kind of techniques available, there will soon be no room for normal reproduction…or men at that. If women can develop offspring without the use of sperm, then what will we need men for?

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