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CONTENTS Issue #849
COMMENT
NEWS DIGEST
REVIEWS
Book Review: Not In Your Genes - The Real Reasons Children Are Like Their Parents
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Reassurance for mothers over mosaic aneuploidy in CVS
3 May 2016 - by Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
Although our recent findings on the fate of aneuploid cells in mosaic embryos have indeed been somewhat misrepresented in the press, our findings may still constitute a strand of hope for mothers who have had early test results showing mosaic aneuploidy... [Read More]
How personal genomics spells the end of donor anonymity
3 May 2016 - by Professor Joyce Harper, Debbie Kennett and Dr Dan Reisel
With the rise of consumer genetic testing, it is now possible for people to accidentally discover that they were conceived using donor eggs or sperm and for donors who thought they were anonymous to be traced by their offspring... [Read More]
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Spanish lab creates human sperm precursors from skin cells
3 May 2016 - by Ayala Ochert
Spanish scientists say they have created rudimentary sperm-like cells from skin and bone marrow cells taken from adult males... [Read More]
Study links gene to skin ageing
3 May 2016 - by Isobel Steer
Scientists say they have identified a gene that could explain why some people appear to look younger than they are... [Read More]
Gene therapy reverses inherited blindness
3 May 2016 - by Sarah Gregory
A trial of gene therapy for choroideremia, a rare form of inherited blindness, has partially restored the vision of several patients... [Read More]
Two genes linked to higher chance of having twins
3 May 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad
A study has identified two gene variants that increase the likelihood of a woman having twins and could explain why twins appears to run in families... [Read More]
Sperm-binding fake egg could be contraceptive or IVF tool
3 May 2016 - by Dr Jane Currie
Researchers have created a sperm-binding 'fake egg' that could be used to either select the best sperm for fertility treatment or for contraception... [Read More]
Woman sues US sperm bank again for sperm mix-up
3 May 2016 - by Antony Starza-Allen
A woman is suing a sperm bank in the USA for the second time, alleging that it provided sperm from the wrong donor... [Read More]
Book Review: Not In Your Genes - The Real Reasons Children Are Like Their Parents
3 May 2016 - by Dr Ross Cloney
Oliver James's new book shows little understanding of genetics, instead offering a media-friendly caricature of 'one gene = one trait', while focusing solely on parenting styles to explain human behaviour... [Read More]

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