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How to Turn Skin Cells Into a Baby

When two people love each other very much, they bring their skin cells to a lab, turn those cells into sperm and eggs, then put them together to make a baby. Wait, what? This is the future scientists are working on through a process called IVG. It’s already been done in mice. Are we on the verge of eliminating infertility? Is this a slippery slope towards designer babies? Sinéad Bovell discusses.

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