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CONTENTS Issue #1106
Relationship breakdown during fertility treatment: What happens to my embryo?
Book Review: Two-Week Wait – an IVF story
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Relationship breakdown during fertility treatment: What happens to my embryo?
2 August 2021 - by Sarah Wood-Heath
Since 1991, the number of IVF cycles has increased significantly with success rates also growing… [Read More]
Part of donor doctor payout earmarked for DNA database
2 August 2021 - by Georgina Al-Badri
A lawsuit over a Canadian fertility doctor, who used his own sperm to impregnate patients has reached a settlement of £13 million Canadian dollars.... [Read More]
Rare hereditary gene mutations pose a significant risk of autism
2 August 2021 - by Semyon Bodian
A number of rare inherited genetic mutations have been identified in families with children diagnosed with autism... [Read More]
Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics settle multiple patent rows
2 August 2021 - by Elissar Gerges
Two rival biotechnology companies have settled a long-running patent dispute... [Read More]
Noncoding DNA sequence may play a role in ageing and cancer
2 August 2021 - by Devika Sooklall
A sequence of repetitive noncoding DNA that varies considerably in length between humans, has been shown to play a role in ageing and cancer... [Read More]
Cerebral organoids show early signs of dementia
2 August 2021 - by Beatrice Costa
A mutated protein associated with Alzheimer's disease may trigger the death of brain cells known to be vulnerable in frontotemporal dementia... [Read More]
Obituary: Professor Richard Lewontin, geneticist and evolutionary biologist
2 August 2021 - by Rachel Siden
Professor Richard Lewontin, renowned geneticist and evolutionary biologist, has died at the age of 92... [Read More]
Book Review: Two-Week Wait – an IVF story
2 August 2021 - by Susan Tranfield-Thomas
Written by Luke and Kelly Jackson, 'Two-Week Wait' is a story about IVF that anyone with experience of the treatment can identify with... [Read More]

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