2017-04-26 01:48:39 UTC
In a study published today, a team of researchers at the
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced that they had
kept eight lamb fetuses alive in "artificial wombs" for a
month, during which time the fetuses continued to develop
This is a longer time than in any previous work. The research is
directed toward treating extreme premature infants. They
hope to advance to human trials within three to five years.