The Economic Times: Sexless reproduction could soon be the reality for humans too, says Indian Geneticist

LONDON: An Indian-origin research geneticist, who has written a celebration of all the eccentric creatures like the whiptail lizard capable of reproducing by themselves without sexual contact, has claimed that sexless reproduction is the way of the future for humans too.

Merely a generation ago, test-tube babies were the stuff of science fiction but now they have been accepted as a reality. In the same way, Aarathi Prasad from Imperial College London suggests that humans could well be looking at a future in which babies could be born without any sperm donors, let alone contact between the sexes…
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