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Review: Human Nature
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What Is a Fertility Doctor's Duty?
16 December 2019 - by Sophia McCully
The subject of this year's Progress Educational Trust annual conference was 'a realistic look at assisted reproduction'... [Read More]
Trials and Tribulations: How Can We Build an Evidence Base?
16 December 2019 - by Dr Marieke Bigg
This was the second session of the Progress Educational Trust’s annual conference in London ‘Reality Check: A realistic look at assisted reproduction’... [Read More]
FILM: Surrogacy - Do We Need Global Guidelines?
13 December 2019 - by BioNews
In this film, Sarah Norcross - director of the Progress Educational Trust, the charity that publishes BioNews - discusses global surrogacy... [Read More]
Forensics find donor DNA in semen of bone marrow transplant patient
16 December 2019 - by Dr Marieke Bigg
A US bone marrow transplant recipient found out that the DNA of his German donor was not limited to his blood…. [Read More]
Association between embryo freezing and cancer risk in children
16 December 2019 - by Dr Molly Godfrey
Children born from IVF using frozen embryos may have a slightly higher chance of developing childhood cancers, according to a new large-scale study, though the overall risk remains low... [Read More]
Twin's testicular transplant may have wider implications
16 December 2019 - by Sarah Gregory
A testicular transplant involving identical twin brothers may have broader implications for accident victims, soldiers, cancer patients and transgender people... [Read More]
Underweight baby boys may have raised risk of infertility as adults
16 December 2019 - by Julianna Photopoulos
Boys born underweight for the amount of time they spent in the womb may have a higher risk of infertility in adulthood, a Danish cohort study has reported... [Read More]
Harvard geneticist plans a dating app based on DNA
16 December 2019 - by Dr Joanne Delange
A Harvard University geneticist is developing a dating app that compares a person's DNA and removes matches that would result in passing genetic diseases to their children... [Read More]
Review: Human Nature
16 December 2019 - by Ana Hallgarten
Human Nature, directed by Adam Bolt is a documentary aimed at educating a wide audience about genome editing and the discovery and possible uses of CRISPR... [Read More]

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