Medicine: The Glass Womb

The "glass womb" is made from two glass slides, one with a scarcely visible depression containing a ripe ovum. The slides are sealed together and attached to a heater that maintains a constant temperature of 97.7° F. Fluid containing male sperm is then dripped into a tiny fissure in the incubator slide and drawn into the "love chamber" by capillary action. Once fertilization occurs, the embryo is kept alive with regular feedings of oxygenated amniotic fluid, drawn from a pregnant woman. With "cold light" and highly sensitive film, color and black and white...

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