He, noble prize winner in physiology or medicine, Dr. Robert Edward, the pioneer of in vitro fertilisation (IVF ) that led to the birth of the world’s first “test tube baby” , died on Wednesday after a long illness, Cambridge University said. He was 87.
He turned the history of infertility of woman upside down.
With his technique the medical science progressed further to " cloning " technique.


Test tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies at 87 - The Hindu