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CONTENTS Issue #1011
COMMENT
Ovarian tissue grafts to combat the menopause
Do proposals to reform UK surrogacy law go far enough?
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Book Review: Unravelling the Double Helix - The Lost Heroes of DNA
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Ovarian tissue grafts to combat the menopause
19 August 2019 - by Melanie Davies
Ovarian tissue freezing is offered to some young cancer patients to preserve their fertility before chemotherapy or radiotherapy... [Read More]
Do proposals to reform UK surrogacy law go far enough?
19 August 2019 - by Natalie Gamble
The Law Commission's provisional proposals for surrogacy law reform seek a delicate balance, but do they go far enough? ... [Read More]
Sperm selection method could offer sex selection
19 August 2019 - by Bernie Owusu-Yaw
Scientists at Hiroshima University have discovered a new sperm separation technique which could be used in future for sex selection... [Read More]
Infertility stress almost doubles the risk of depression in women
19 August 2019 - by Dr Elizabeth Oliver
Women who suffer from stress linked to infertility when embarking on assisted reproduction are more likely to be prescribed antidepressants, according to new research... [Read More]
International commission on genome editing has first meeting
19 August 2019 - by Helen Robertson
The international commission on the Clinical Use of Human Germline Genome Editing met for the first time last week to discuss the governance and use of embryo genome editing... [Read More]
Move to legalise egg donation and surrogacy in Germany
19 August 2019 - by Jen Willows
A member of the German Bundestag parliament has called for Germany's laws around assisted conception to be liberalised... [Read More]
First CRISPR law targets DIY gene therapy kits
19 August 2019 - by Rachel Siden
California has passed the first-ever bill regulating genome editing technology that targets do-it-yourself CRISPR kits... [Read More]
Book Review: Unravelling the Double Helix - The Lost Heroes of DNA
19 August 2019 - by Eleanor Taylor
If you asked me to describe how DNA was discovered, I would probably begin by recounting how Francis Crick and James Watson successfully identified the three-dimensional structure of DNA at the University of Cambridge, in 1953, and end my explanation by discussing the role that Rosalind Franklin played in this momentous scientific breakthrough... [Read More]

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