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Mouse sperm that went into space

In early May, Japanese researchers used a sample of freeze dried mouse sperm which had spent 9 months aboard an international space station to produce a litter of healthy baby mice.

The study was able to demonstrate that human and domestic animals could potentially be produced from space-preserved spermatozoa, which could be fundamental when in comes to colonizing space and other planets. We’re still a long way away from this reality, but what an exciting prospect to discover!

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