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Take One Egg. Cool to -196 C. Revolutionize Fertility.

November 28, 2016

(The Toronto Star) – Now eggs can be frozen like sperm — and anything a male sex cell can do from that point on, a female one can, too. “Vitrification,” as the new technique is called, has made many avenues of assisted reproduction safer, cheaper, more efficient and easier to access. But unsurprisingly for a technology that creates human beings, egg freezing, by unravelling one biological knot, has created a tangle of new questions about gender, work, health and religion.

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