Salvo: Can We Make an Embryo in a Dish?

Human_blastocystMy latest post in Salvo’s Signs of the Times addresses a question posed by several researchers from Australia, The Netherlands, and the U.K. in a recent commentary in Nature Methods: What if stem cells turn into embryos in a dish?

While it is not yet possible to turn pluripotent stem cells into embryos, it may one day be.