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Thursday, August 05, 2004

More Offspring 

Japanese researchers have done something spectacular. They transplanted germ cells from trout into salmon, and the salmon gave birth to health trout. This technique is being touted as a way to rescue endangered species, though I'd say that's the least of its potential applications. First off, as a proof-of-concept, it could lead to breakthroughs in human fertility treatment, and, as mentioned, produce lots of potentially good, cheap caviar!

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