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How does this model mimic the female reproductive system?

Researchers in the United States have created a model of the female reproductive system that is so close to the real thing that it can simulate a menstrual cycle and pregnancy hormones. How could it be applied to target women health issues. The lead researcher at Northwestern University, Teresa Woodruff, tells the BBC's Nomia Iqbal how the model works.

(Photo: Evatar female reproductive model. Credit: Northwestern University Medicine)

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