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How in vitro fertilization (IVF) works - Nassim Assefi and Brian A. Levine


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Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples worldwide. But in the last 40 years, more than 5 million babies have been born using in vitro fertilization (IVF). How does it work? Nassim Assefi and Brian A. Levine detail the science behind making a baby in a lab.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nassim Assefi, Brian A. Levine
  • Director Tolga Yıldız, Serin İnan
  • Artist Garip Ay
  • Sound Designer Deniz Doğançay
  • Composer Deniz Doğançay
  • Narrator Nassim Assefi

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