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Fertility crisis: why IVF isn’t working

More and more women are using IVF to try to get pregnant. But it is painful, expensive and often does not work. Could new, more radical technologies eventually provide an answer?

00:00 - The female biological clock
01:20 - In vitro fertilisation
04:29 - Egg freezing
09:11 - In vitro gametogenesis
13:10 - What does the future look like?

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