in vitro


Healthy Monkey Born From Frozen Testicular Tissue

The success could offer new hope for young men facing infertility due to childhood cancer.


How LGBTQ Americans are Reshaping the Fight for Assisted Reproduction

We're here, we're queer, and we want access to in vitro fertilization and surrogate pregnancies.


Crowdfunded Fertility Clinic Lets Women Grow Embryos in Plastic Vaginal Capsules

Effortless IVF offers discount baby-making services.


Photos of Last-Minute Protests Against a Harsh Abortion Law in Poland

Polish members of parliament voted in favor of an abortion ban on Friday morning.


If You Eat Hot Dogs, You Should Eat Lab-Grown Hamburgers

Mark Post—the man behind the world's first lab-grown burger—thinks that people should be less squeamish about animal protein raised in a Petri dish, especially if they eat hot dogs.


This Scientist Is Determined to Make Lab-Grown Burgers Affordable

Dutch scientist Mark Post has found a way to cut the cost of an in-vitro burger from $325,000 to $11. But when will we actually see "lab-grown" on a menu?


Science Wants to Grow Chicken in a Test Tube

First came the $325,000 lab-grown burger. Now a group of Israeli scientists want to tackle that other protein found on every store-bought salad and deli panini: the humble chicken.


How to Harvest Meat from a Pig That's Still Alive

Imagine a world in which we could simply harvest a sausage or two from a neighborhood pig, who keeps on living to oink another day. That's the vision proposed by The In Vitro Meat Cookbook, a conceptual guide to the future of food.


Libya in Vitro

Last summer, we met Mohammed and Nadia, a couple from Tripoli who had left their distressed home for six months to live in Jordan. They hoped to conceive through in vitro fertilization with the help of one of the country's best doctors, and full...