Chinese scientists create AI nanny to look after embryos in artificial womb
- Researchers in Suzhou have developed an AI system able to monitor and take care of embryos as they grow into fetuses in the lab
- Technology won’t be a problem for its future application, but legal and ethical concerns might, warns Beijing-based researcher
Corrected [4:26pm, 10 Feb, 2022]
- [4:26pm, 10 Feb, 2022]
An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the technology developed by the researchers in Suzhou could eliminate the need for a woman to carry a fetus outside the body.
Instead, the researchers say, it could help resolve a number of reproductive problems.