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BioNews News articles written by Bethany Muller:

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Mitochondrial sensors highlight the role of exercise in avoiding chronic disease
13 September 2021 - by Bethany Muller
New research detailing how mitochondria maintain proper function could lead to improved treatments for conditions such as Alzheimer's and diabetes... [Read More]
Gene mutation affecting sperm tail development identified
21 June 2021 - by Bethany Muller
Researchers have identified a gene mutation that affects the production of a protein that helps sperm to move... [Read More]
Synthetic mouse embryos made with stem cells show differentiation
4 May 2021 - by Bethany Muller
Cells in synthetic mouse embryos have been shown to have gene expression profiles resembling those of the three initial cell lines of a mammalian embryo: the trophectoderm, epiblast and endoderm... [Read More]
Deep learning tool saves time selecting embryos for IVF
29 March 2021 - by Bethany Muller
Time spent by embryologists selecting embryos for IVF could be reduced by using artificial intelligence to fuse time-lapse images taken of the developing cells... [Read More]
Concerns over 'no baby, no fee' programmes
15 February 2021 - by Bethany Muller
Campaigners have requested increased oversight over 'no baby, no fee' funding programmes offered by IVF clinics... [Read More]
New drug to treat female reproductive problems and improve fertility
23 November 2020 - by Bethany Muller
A new drug that may be able to improve fertility for women with ovulatory problems has been showcased by researchers at Imperial College London... [Read More]
Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative aims to achieve continent-wide disease surveillance
19 October 2020 - by Bethany Muller
$100 million has been invested into the launch of Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and the African Union Commission... [Read More]
Transgender girl's sperm to be stored until court date
14 September 2020 - by Bethany Muller
The NHS has agreed to continue storing a dead teen's frozen sperm until her mother can bring the case to court... [Read More]
Longer education may lower risk for people with Alzheimer's gene
10 August 2020 - by Bethany Muller
A link has been discovered between educational attainment and the formation of Alzheimer's disease precursory symptoms... [Read More]
Organoids suggest COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells
6 July 2020 - by Bethany Muller
Researchers used stem cell-derived brain organoids to show that COVID-19 can infect and replicate inside brain cells... [Read More]
'Living robot' life forms created from frog embryo cells
20 January 2020 - by Bethany Muller
Scientists at the University of Vermont and Tufts University, Massachusetts have reported building so-called 'biological robots' for the first time... [Read More]
Artificial womb to be developed for premature babies
14 October 2019 - by Bethany Muller
A €2.9m grant has been awarded to a consortium in the Netherlands to fund the development of an artificial womb to support premature babies... [Read More]
'Secret handshake' between sperm and uterus
22 July 2019 - by Bethany Muller
A study reveals that a molecular handshake may exist between uterine cells and sperm that may help sperm evade attack by the female immune response... [Read More]
Artificial intelligence learns to identify good embryos for IVF
8 April 2019 - by Bethany Muller
Researchers have trained artificial intelligence software to grade human embryos with a high degree of accuracy... [Read More]
London hospital to provide ovary freezing for cancer patients
21 January 2019 - by Bethany Muller
A programme for freezing ovarian tissue to preserve fertility before cancer treatment in young girls is being launched at the Royal Free London Hospital, Hampstead... [Read More]
'Molecular signature' of childhood trauma discovered in men's sperm
8 October 2018 - by Bethany Muller
Scientists have discovered alterations in sperm cell DNA of adult men who had been abused as a child... [Read More]
Birth defect in boys linked to cancer and infertility
3 September 2018 - by Bethany Muller
A large study in Australia has found a link between undescended testes at birth and development of testicular cancer and infertility in later life... [Read More]
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