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The goal is to house patients’ follicles in a specially designed tissue matrix and reinsert them after treatment.

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First Organ-Specific Tissue Sheets

By Ashley Yeager | August 9, 2017

The material is durable, flexible, and can serve as a scaffold for cell growth, a study shows.

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Why Women’s Eggs Don’t Last

By Kate Yandell | February 13, 2013

As reproductive tissues age, DNA repair mechanisms become less efficient, causing genomic damage to accumulate.

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Ovarian Stem Cell Debate

By Ed Yong | July 9, 2012

Opinion is divided on a new paper showing that adult ovaries do not contain egg-making stem cells, contrary to the findings of two recent studies that themselves appeared to overturn longstanding dogma.

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