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Culturing a human embryo for 14 days – what have we learned?
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Culturing a human embryo for 14 days – what have we learned?
16 May 2016 - by Dr Helen O'Neill
Species-specific differences in terms of developmental timing and molecular expression patterns have restricted our true understanding of early human development... [Read More]
Protein may help embryos stick to uterus
16 May 2016 - by Dr Jane Currie
Researchers have identified a protein that may help developing embryos stick to the uterus... [Read More]
CRISPR boosts cheap Zika test
16 May 2016 - by Sarah Gregory
Researchers have developed a quick and cheap 'paper-based' test that uses CRISPR to detect the Zika virus... [Read More]
Gay couple win custody in Thai surrogacy dispute
16 May 2016 - by Ryan Ross
A same-sex couple have won a custody battle in Thailand against their surrogate after she allegedly refused to allow them to leave the country with their baby because they were not 'an ordinary couple'... [Read More]
74 genes linked to education level, but effect is minimal
16 May 2016 - by Sophie Perry and James Brooks
One of the largest-ever genetics studies in the social sciences has found 74 genetic variants that are associated with the amount of time an individual spends in education... [Read More]
Stem cell scientists issue new guidelines to cover embryo editing
16 May 2016 - by Anneesa Amjad
An international body representing stem cell scientists has included human genome editing in its updated guidance on the manipulation of stem cells and their use in therapy... [Read More]
Nucleus, but no mitochondria – scientists probe weird organism
16 May 2016 - by Paul Waldron
A single-celled organism lacking mitochondria – cellular structures thought to be essential for all complex lifeforms – has been identified by scientists... [Read More]
Woman in her 70s gives birth in India
16 May 2016 - by Dr Mary Yarwood
A woman believed to be 72 years old has given birth to a baby boy in India, following IVF treatment... [Read More]

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