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Issue 912 (07 August 2017)

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Comment

Men, delayed childbearing and age-related fertility decline
07 August 2017 - by Caroline Law
While media reports regularly remind us of women's biological clocks and warn of the dangers of women leaving it 'too late' to have children, until recently little attention has been paid to the role of men in timing when to have children, and the effect of age on male fertility... [Read More]

News Digest

Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy
07 August 2017 - by Jennifer Willows
An Australian nurse has been given a prison sentence after being found guilty of running an illegal surrogacy service in Cambodia... [Read More]
NgAgo is a no-go
07 August 2017 - by Rachel Siden
The original paper promoting a new genome editing technology known as Natronobacterium gregoryi Argonaute (NgAgo) has been retracted... [Read More]
Israel court postpones judgment on 'discriminatory' surrogacy law
07 August 2017 - by Antony Blackburn-Starza
An Israeli Supreme Court justice has criticised the country's laws on surrogacy as 'apparently discriminatory', while postponing a long-awaited ruling on a surrogacy petition pending draft legislation... [Read More]
Disease-causing mutation edited out of human embryos
07 August 2017 - by Charlotte Spicer
Scientists have published their study confirming they are the first to correct a disease-causing mutation in human embryos using genome editing... [Read More]
International genetics groups advocate germline CRISPR research
07 August 2017 - by Dr Greg Ball
Research into human germline genome editing should continue, recommends an international group of 11 human genetics organisations... [Read More]
Gene therapy skin grafts for obesity and diabetes
07 August 2017 - by Annabel Slater
A proof-of-concept study in mice has demonstrated how skin grafts could deliver gene therapy for obesity and diabetes... [Read More]
IVF treatment may be restricted to 30-35s
07 August 2017 - by Sarah Pritchard
Clinical Commissioning Groups in the Bristol region are the first to propose restricting NHS-funded IVF treatment to women aged 30 to 35 years... [Read More]

Reviews

Event Review: Anne McLaren - Science, Ethics and The Archive
07 August 2017 - by Lea Goetz
'We're here to have a conversation about the archive,' is how Professor Sarah Franklin from the University of Cambridge introduced the event, 'Anne McLaren: Science, Ethics and the Archive'... [Read More]

 

 

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