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On the New Artificial Womb

An extra-uterine system to physiologically support the extreme premature lamb: Scientists have created an “artificial womb” in the hopes of someday using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely.  Study research Dr. Alan Flake says his team has no interest in trying to gestate a fetus any earlier than about 23 weeks into pregnancy: “I want to make this very clear: We have no intention and we’ve never had any intention with this technology of extending the limits of viability further back. I think when you do that you open a whole new can of worms.”
See also
Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies
Scientists develop device to mimic the womb

 
 
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