Mother Gives Birth To Twins Who Have Different Fathers

Mother Gives Birth To Twins Who Have Different Fathers

Twins with different fathers 

Mia Washington, an American mother, has given birth to twins who have different fathers.  Miss Washington admitted she was having an affair when she conceived, when two eggs were fertilised by the sperm of two men.   “I have twins, but they’re by different fathers,” said Miss Washington told Fox News.

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Rare Prehistoric Pregnant Turtle Fossil Found in Utah

Rare Prehistoric Pregnant Turtle Fossil Found in Utah

 CT technician preparing to run a 75 million-year-old turtle fossil through a CT scanner

Paleontologists say a 75-million-year-old turtle fossil uncovered in southern Utah has a clutch of eggs inside, making it the first prehistoric pregnant turtle found in the United States.

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A Source Of Stem Cells From Men

A Source Of Stem Cells From Men 

 Stem cells from adult human testes normally produce only sperm, but when cultured in the lab with special growth factors, they begin to resemble embryonic stem cells and can differentiate into many adult cell types.

Stem cells from human testes could be used for personalized medicine.  Adult stem cells that behave much like embryonic ones have been isolated from human testes, raising hopes for a new source of versatile stem cells without genetic manipulation or the destruction of embryos. If the new stem cells can be used therapeutically, a simple testicular biopsy could provide the starting material for personalized regenerative medicine.

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Moral Dilemma Of Artificial Insemination: What To Do With “Leftover” Embryos?

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Frozen human eggs at a fertility center. Photo: Mark Boster / LA Times

After successfully conceiving a daughter through in vitro fertilization, Gina Rathan and her husband Cheddi was faced with a moral dilemma they didn’t expect to encounter: what to do with the “leftover” preserved frozen embryos they created, but hadn’t used?

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