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Dr Ashley Cartwright

Dr Ashley Cartwright was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews.

BioNews News articles written by Dr Ashley Cartwright:
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Sperm in space produce healthy mouse pups on Earth
30 May 2017 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Mouse sperm stored aboard the International Space Station for nine months has been used to produce healthy pups back on Earth... [Read More]
Epigenetic sperm test sheds light on male infertility
31 October 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
The US start-up Episona has produced an epigenetic sperm test, which it claims can determine whether sperm will produce 'good' or 'poor' quality embryos... [Read More]
Epigenetics could predict life expectancy
10 October 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
A person's 'epigenetic age' can predict how long they will live, according to a study of over 13,000 individuals... [Read More]
Smoking can leave epigenetic changes on DNA for 30 years
26 September 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Research has found that smoking can leave long-lasting epigenetic changes on the genome... [Read More]
Hispanic longevity linked to epigenetics
30 August 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Researchers in the US have found that Hispanic individuals age slower than people from other ethnic backgrounds... [Read More]
Genes guide A-level choices 'more than environment'
20 June 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Genetic factors influence not just achievement in further education, but also what subjects students take, a study suggests... [Read More]
The final frontier - mouse embryos grown in space
25 April 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Chinese scientists have successfully grown mouse embryos in space, the first reported development of mammalian embryos in space history... [Read More]
Genetic test detects 'all known inherited heart conditions'
22 February 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
A new blood test has been developed that can accurately detect all genes known to cause inherited heart conditions, say scientists... [Read More]
Network of human intelligence genes identified
11 January 2016 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Scientists from Imperial College London have identified two gene networks that are linked to human intelligence... [Read More]
Five new genetic regions linked to long life in humans
21 December 2015 - by Dr Ashley Cartwright
Scientists have identified five genetic loci associated with extreme longevity... [Read More]