China succeeds where NASA failed to develop first mammalian embryos in space

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    China succeeds where NASA failed to develop first mammalian embryos in space.

    Embryos growing in space a 'giant leap' - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

    "The latest results from experiments aboard China's SJ-10 recoverable satellite prove for the first time that early-stage mammal embryos can develop in space.
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    The first attempt to develop mammalian embryos in space was carried out by NASA's STS-80 Spacecraft in 1996. However, none of the 49 mouse embryos on board successfully developed.
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