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The fusion of male and female gametes to form a zygote.

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Human embryo gene expression starts at one-cell stage 10 January 2022 News
Sperm change swimming patterns to find egg 15 November 2021 News
'Postcode lottery' persists for England's fertility patients 8 November 2021 News
TV Review: Fighting for Fertility 25 October 2021 Review
Huntington's gene found to affect development of two-week-old embryos 11 October 2021 News
Public perspectives on stem-cell-based human embryo models 11 October 2021 Comment
Men over 50 less likely to have successful fertility treatment 23 August 2021 News
Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development: a birds' eye perspective 5 July 2021 Comment
IVF patients not negatively affected by COVID-19 mRNA vaccination 28 June 2021 News
Cilia in fallopian tube essential for egg but not embryo transport 1 June 2021 News
New embryo and stem cell research guidelines allow for possibility of extending the 14-day rule 1 June 2021 News
Human/monkey chimeric embryos: context and questions 10 May 2021 Comment
The question of embryohood 4 May 2021 Comment
Ectogenesis: ethical challenges in creating artificial wombs 12 April 2021 Comment
Gene that guides egg points to cause of ectopic pregnancy 1 March 2021 News
Obituary: Professor Lewis Wolpert, renowned developmental biologist 1 February 2021 News
Female's cervical mucus selects best sperm 24 August 2020 News
HFEA publishes 2018 trends in fertility treatment 6 July 2020 News
3D sperm imaging could improve ICSI 18 May 2020 News
Transgender parents announce birth of baby girl 11 May 2020 News
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