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CONTENTS Issue #794
COMMENT
A surrogacy conundrum that didn't need to be
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
TV Review: HARDtalk - Professor Robert Winston
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A surrogacy conundrum that didn't need to be
16 March 2015 - by Dr Kirsty Horsey
A single man has become a father. Nothing wrong in this, you might suppose... [Read More]
100,000 Genomes Project leads to first diagnoses
16 March 2015 - by Hannah Somers
Three British men have been diagnosed with rare diseases after having their complete genomes sequenced as part of the UK-based 100,000 Genomes Project... [Read More]
23andMe to open pharmaceuticals arm
16 March 2015 - by Arit Udoh
US-based genetic testing company, 23andMe, has announced plans to use its customers' data for research and drug development... [Read More]
IVF test could predict best time for implantation
16 March 2015 - by Dr Katie Howe
A team of Spanish researchers has developed a test that could improve IVF success rates by identifying the optimal timing for embryo transfer.... [Read More]
East London genome project to focus on south Asian population
16 March 2015 - by Kirsty Oswald
Scientists plan to study the genetics of 100,000 people living in East London to try and uncover why south Asian people are more vulnerable to certain health problems... [Read More]
Poland poised to legislate for IVF
16 March 2015 - by Jessica Ware
Poland's government has drafted legislation to regulate IVF in the country. If it becomes law, Poland will become one of the last countries in the European Union to legislate for assisted conception... [Read More]
15 new breast cancer 'hotspots' found
16 March 2015 - by Dr Meghna Kataria
A new study has uncovered fifteen novel 'hotspots' in the human genome that increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer - bringing the total count of known genetic risk factors to 94... [Read More]
Gene study probes autism-high intelligence link
16 March 2015 - by Sophie McLachlan
Genes associated with autism have been linked to slightly higher cognitive ability when present in the DNA of non-autistic people... [Read More]
TV Review: HARDtalk - Professor Robert Winston
16 March 2015 - by Simon Hazelwood-Smith
This interview started badly for Professor Robert Winston. Within the first four minutes he had branded the concerns of opponents to mitochondrial donation 'trivial', and almost immediately after denied that he had done so... [Read More]

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