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Versatile Sperm Cells May Offer Alternative to Embryos

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Science  31 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5769, pp. 1850
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5769.1850b

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Scientists in Germany reported last week that, in mice, they have succeeded in turning sperm precursor cells into cells with many of the characteristics of embryonic stem cells. (Read more.)