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A Flash of Light Occurs at Moment of Conception


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by James Barrett; Daily Wire

Scientists have discovered that a "breathtaking" flash of light occurs at the moment of conception.

For the first time, researchers from Northwestern University have now demonstrated that when a human sperm first meets an egg a bright zinc spark can be seen, not only a "remarkable" phenomenon but also one that might be a game-changer for in vitro fertilization.


"It was remarkable," said the study's co-author Professor Teresa Woodruff. "We discovered the zinc spark just five years ago in the mouse, and to see the zinc radiate out in a burst from each human egg was breathtaking. All of biology starts at the time of fertilization, yet we know next to nothing about the events that occur in the human."

The researchers say that the size of the flash of light provides valuable information about the health of the eggs. The brighter the flash, the more viable the egg, and thus the better option for in vitro fertilization, which has a high failure rate (around 50%) and often involves clinicians using imprecise means of testing or simply choosing whichever eggs they think appear to be most viable.

"This means if you can look at the zinc spark at the time of fertilization, you will know immediately which eggs are the good ones to transfer in in vitro fertilization," explained Woodruff. "It's a way of sorting egg quality in a way we’ve never been able to assess before."


"This is an important discovery because it may give us a non-invasive and easily visible way to assess the health of an egg and eventually an embryo before implantation," said co-author Dr Eve Feinberg. "There are no tools currently available that tell us if it’s a good quality egg. Often we don’t know whether the egg or embryo is truly viable until we see if a pregnancy ensues. That’s the reason this is so transformative. If we have the ability up front to see what is a good egg and what’s not, it will help us know which embryo to transfer, avoid a lot of heartache and achieve pregnancy much more quickly."

Below is a frame-by-frame showing the flash of light when the sperm first enters the egg:


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1 comments:

  1. That "flash" is probably the "Spirit of man" entering, which comes from God. This is the "spirit" that endues us with our intelligence. Mankind is the only species who receives this "spirit" and as Solomon stated, "The spirit goes back to God from where it came." For this is the only thing that does go to Heaven and stored for the future resurrection of every man, woman and child who has ever walked the planet. This is why no human being is ever "lost" in regards to salvation. Yeshua came to free all of mankind from the penalty of sin, which is eternal death. Also please note; that biologically speaking, our brains are no different in composition and quality, than any animal on the planet. Therefore it is the "Spirit in Man" that distinguishes him above all creatures and it is this same "Spirit" that can perhaps be also thought of as the "soul" and is the invisible force of who we are, which is why the "soul" could never be discovered. How wonderful that we have now discovered this truth via our technology and another proof of God!

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