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Unformatted text preview: into the females cervix. In vitro fertilization entails uniting the egg and sperm in a laboratory glass dish. The pre-embryos are then inserted into the cervix in the hope of fertilization. All of these methods are costly, at between $8,000-12,000, and have success rates between 20-28%. New methods are being developed in reproductive research which involve uterine transplants and freezing eggs. The most controversy surrounds using the eggs and tissue from fetuses to be inserted into infertile women. Personally, I believe it is ethical to utilize the ovarian tissue from fetuses. It could provide scientific breakthroughs that would potentially eliminate infertility. Furthermore, such a breakthrough may lead to discoveries in fields separate from reproductive research....
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ZOO 161 taught by Professor Haynes during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08