Artificial testicle could treat male infertility

Artificial testicle could help infertile men father children by creating sperm from stem cells Fertility device in development after funding approved Aim is to 're-create testicle in an artificial environment' Experts say product will be ready in the next five to seven years Baby joy: Infertile men could be able to have children in a few years after scientists revealed they are trying to create sperm cells in an artificial testicle An artificial testicle that produces human sperm could help solve male infertility, say scientists. A team, led by specialist Dr Paul Turek from San Francisco, have been given the go ahead to create the device after receiving a substantial grant. Scientists have tried to create sperm cells before but have only managed to complete three-quarters of the process in the laboratory