’Mini human placenta’ may help prevent reproductive disorders

Scientists have successfully created ‘mini-placentas’ that can provide a window into early pregnancy and help transform our understanding of reproductive disorders such as still-birth and miscarriage. The placenta supplies all the oxygen and nutrients essential for growth of the foetus. It may also be used for screening the safety of drugs.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/mini-human-placenta-may-help-prevent-reproductive-disorders/article25627991.ece

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