Men need not apply

Jonathan Garthwaite
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Posted: Apr 13, 2007 11:35 AM

The "age of men" nears its end?

"Women might soon be able to produce sperm in a development that could allow lesbian couples to have their own biological daughters, according to a pioneering study published today.

...Creating sperm from women would mean they would only be able to produce daughters because the Y chromosome of male sperm would still be needed to produce sons. The latest research brings the prospect of female-only conception a step closer."