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    Same-Sex Mouse Couples Bear Children

    Researchers in China using stem cells and gene editing have produced offspring from two male mice, something that had previously only been done with two females. This doesn’t mean same-sex human couples can have biological children quite yet, however. While the two-mother offspring survived and were able to reproduce, the two-father pups lived for only 48 hours. But the breakthrough is a step toward same-sex human reproduction. In the opinion of one biologist, “I’m sure there are technologies coming and little twists that will make that possible.”

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