This stripped-down, mobile in-vitro fertilization lab cuts costs and improves access. Thomas Henry Huxley
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When a couple can’t conceive, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) may help. But the hefty price tag limits its use to rich countries; it also suggests growing an egg outside the womb requires high-tech equipment. The Walking Egg Lab achieves the right incubation pH and temperature with just a basic cooler containing vials of citric acid and bicarbonate, cutting the cost of IVF by a factor of five to ten.

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