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Animal Research Minute – Could a new breakthrough in fertility research help couples who are having difficulty conceiving?

Well, BBC News reports researchers say it may be possible to extend the timeframe women are able to have children. In studies with mice, researchers found it is possible for stem cells to produce new eggs that can be fertilized. It has long been thought that women are born with a limited supply of eggs, but this new finding changes that. This incredible breakthrough in reproductive research could one day help women who are infertile or even undergoing cancer treatment.

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