Are artificial wombs the future?

Scientists are hoping to build the world’s first clinically approved artificial womb. The purpose is to save the lives of more premature babies.

00:00 The dangers of premature birth
01:49 How to build an artificial womb
04:17 How does it work?
05:54 When will artificial wombs be rolled out?

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