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Sledgstone posted a topic in News Columnhttp://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/10/04/162263750/scientists-create-fertile-eggs-from-mouse-stem-cells And heres a couple more links about the article: http://www.npr.org/2012/10/05/162372205/from-stem-cells-to-eggs-and-beyond http://www.npr.org/2012/10/05/162342562/scientists-use-stem-cells-to-create-eggs-in-mice This is huge. Scientists in the near future should be able to take skin cells off of adult humans, convert them into eggs or sperm and make babies between two people regardless of gender. Two males can have an offspring together, or 2 women. This is also huge for people with infertility problems. New eggs could be made at any stage of a person's life for reproduction. Now.. if someone made a sperm and an egg out of their own cells and was the sole parent of that child.. would that be considered an offspring or a clone of that individual? hmm... And heres another thing... If fertility clinics start offering this service.. what if someone steals some celebrity skin cells. Someone could shake a celebrity's hand, get accidentally scraped by their nails and boom.. skin cells into celebrity baby! Child support? celebrity scandal magazines? Clone Justin Beiber and sign the kid up as a disney star at an early age for money.