In a sterile, brightly lit lab, a tiny hairless creature lies perfectly still. It’s not even breathing — though thanks to tubing in its jugular and navel, it’s getting in oxygen and expelling carbon dioxide, and is 100 percent alive. At this point, the little lamb should still be floating around in its mother’s amniotic sac. Instead?

She’s hooked up to an artificial placenta.

http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/next-in-reproductive-tech-the-artificial-womb/70825?utm_source=dd&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=03262017&variable=0ae3cd8c4200634c5b69f5535f20b06a

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