A couple in Singapore sued when the fertility clinic they used accidentally used the wrong sperm for their in vitro fertilization procedure, Gizmodo reports. It adds that the courts there not only found that medical malpractice occurred, but that the clinic must pay child support costs because of the "loss of 'genetic affinity.'"

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