24 Sep '15, 6pm

Scientists successfully synthesize human sperm in a test tube

Lead by Philiippe Durand, Kallistem’s team says they’ve grown mature sperm cells from the germ cells of six infertile men. Simulating spermatogenesis, the team say they have successful runs with cells from rats, monkeys and now humans. Although the trials have been reportedly successful, the details of Kallistem’s process has yet to be divulged, as it has been submitted for publication. The lack of details have other scientists feeling skeptical, but Durand and his team are confident critics will be persuaded once the piece is published.

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