game changer: Researcher incidentally creates mammalian egg and sperm cells in a laboratory leading to live births

This is a follow up report by Nature on a Japanese researcher who incidentally created mammalian gametes—both egg and sperm cells—that led to live births. A formidable scientific feat, it prompts recall of an earlier and topical twitter exchange. Echoed here is the epic wrestle with the role and implications of science.

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