Sperm Lab 2009

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Cuddles, Jul 8, 2009.

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  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8138963.stm

    It seems some science blokes up that Newcastle are claiming a first, to whit the production of human sperm in a laboratory. Well I don't know what the scientific ethic regime is like up on Tyneside but I would have thought they should have checked before making such a grandiose claim.

    Which would have saved them embarrassment in the long term because even though I don't claim to be the "first", I produced some in a physics (not even a biology) lab at my Grammar School in 1979. I cannot take all the credit, I was assisted by a crack support team...or Debbie as I liked to call her.

    Honestly, next some bloke who drops a new block into his Capri in Ponteland will be claiming to have invented the ICE! Come on Geordies, sort this out. Oooh turned on the switch and now I'm inventor of the light bulb? Get over it!!
  2. msr

    msr LE

    So there's another useless bank in the NE then...
  3. B_AND_T

    B_AND_T LE Book Reviewer

    Don't tell Jarrod!
  4. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    They've spent millions on some hack-science to make spunk. I'd have done it for £20, but there you go.
  5. If they can get it to taste like Blue WKD, they're on a winner........