News of the WeekREPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY

Study Suggests a Renewable Source of Eggs and Stirs More Controversy

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Science  17 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5925, pp. 320
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5925.320

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Summary

A new study has turned up the heat on an already blazing--and sometimes nasty--debate over one of the dogmas of reproductive biology: that female mammals start life with a limited number of eggs and cannot produce new ones after birth.