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Can 'known' donors show us the future of egg and sperm donation?
9 March 2020 - by Petra Nordqvist, Leah Gilman and Hazel Burke
In common parlance, being an egg or sperm donor means donating to an anonymous stranger via a clinic or bank... [Read More]
FILM: Frozen Fertility - The Challenges of Storing Eggs, Sperm and Embryos (Part 1)
9 March 2020 - by BioNews
The first in a series of films documenting a recent Progress Educational Trust/Scottish Government event on medical, ethical, legal, social and policy aspects of cryopreservation, featuring introductions by Sarah Norcross and Professor Allan Pacey... [Read More]
CRISPR genome editing used directly in patient's eye
9 March 2020 - by Charlotte Spicer
A team of researchers in the US has become the first to use the genome-editing tool CRISPR directly on a person's body... [Read More]
Premature birth may have long-term epigenetic effects
9 March 2020 - by Dr Helen Robertson
Researchers have found that children's DNA expression can be altered by length of pregnancy... [Read More]
New CRISPR tool to visualise cells in human organoids
9 March 2020 - by Dr Molly Godfrey
A novel genome editing method may surpass the speed and efficiency of current CRISPR approaches... [Read More]
Egg stem cells not found in the human ovary
9 March 2020 - by Dr Jay Stone
After analysing all cell types in the human ovary, scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have shown so-called 'egg stem cells' do not exist... [Read More]
New Cas9 variant reduces off-target CRISPR effects
9 March 2020 - by Jakki Magowan
A novel variant of the Cas9 enzyme may increase the specificity of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing... [Read More]
Podcast Review: Genetics Unzipped – Hidden family secrets revealed by genetic testing
9 March 2020 - by Christina Burke
'What is it to be human? What is it to be family?' These are the words of this week's interviewee, Jack Nunn, on The Genetics Society 'Unzipped' podcast: 'Hidden family secrets unveiled by genetic testing'... [Read More]
Book Review: The Dance of Life: Symmetry, cells and how we become human
9 March 2020 - by Julian Hitchcock
The Dance of Life: Symmetry, Cells and How We Become Human is the autobiography of the developmental biologist Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, written with the unobtrusive but unerring support of a master science writer, Dr Roger Highfield... [Read More]

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