Embryo development

Mouse embryos grown in space for the first time

It is the world's first experiment that cultured early-stage mammalian embryos under complete microgravity of ISS.

Scientists grew human embryo without using sperm or egg

The human embryo models may shed new light on the embryo’s mysterious beginnings.

Early embryonic development studied in new and innovative ways

Human stem cells recapitulate vital stages of early human development.

Newly discovered embryonic cell type that self-destructs to protect the developing embryo

A new quality control system that removes damaged cells from early developing embryos.

Synthetic mouse embryos grown from stem cells have a brain and beating hearts

A "holy grail" in the development of synthetic embryos.

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