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Women who say they don't need a man may well be right – after human sperm was created in the lab.
The breakthrough could give hope to infertile couples and men left unable to have children after having cancer treatment.
But don't worry guys, the scientists who created the sperm using stem cells don't plan to take you out of the baby-making process just yet.
Originally posted by Arbitrageur
reply to post by bakednutz
So men are redundant now, women can take over the planet and if the planet is populated with mostly women, we might not have as many wars without all that testosterone floating around.
However if the lab process ever breaks down, the few remaining men will have to work overtime to re-populate our species.
Originally posted by star in a jar
It'll be interesting to see what happens down the road.
Allegedly some alien species damaged themselves through genetic engineering over the generations and they reached a point where it was too late (nonexistent 'naturals') and they had to do more genetic engineering to try repair the damage, etc...
Oh well it's what I read.
Over 30,000 years ago, the Asgard were once a tall, more Humanoid looking species that reproduced sexually. In time they began to adopt the practice of cloning which effectively made them immortal, eventually making them lose the ability to reproduce sexually. The excessive use of the process began to damage and decay the Asgard genome. This forced them to find a means of combating this threat as they were condemned to a slow, but inevitable extinction unless a cure was found.