A 3D illustration of a sperm about to inseminate an egg cell. In future, couples who lack either or both may be able to have children through a technique called IVG

Five things to know about IVG – a new way to have babies by turning any cell in our bodies into sperm or egg cells

Already trialled in mice, IVG or in vitro gametogenesis is the next frontier in reproductive medicine, allowing infertile people, same-sex couples, groups of more than two, or individuals, to become parents

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A 3D illustration of a sperm about to inseminate an egg cell. In future, couples who lack either or both may be able to have children through a technique called IVG
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