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Pesticide Residues Linked to Unsuccessful IVF
Kerry Grens | Oct 30, 2017
Women who ate more produce known to harbor pesticides were less likely to succeed with fertility treatment than women who ate fewer of these fruits and vegetables.
Details Published on CRISPR-treated Embryos
Kerry Grens | Aug 2, 2017
Scientists correct a mutation in fertilized eggs that causes a severe cardiac disease.
IVF to Revive Endangered White Rhino Population
Diana Kwon | Jul 20, 2017
Scientists plan to use in vitro fertilization to preserve a species with only three remaining members in the wild.
Bioethicist and Law Professor Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 6, 2017
John Robertson was known for his contributions to reproductive medicine ethics and for solidifying the scholarly connection between biomedicine and law.
Details of First Three-Parent IVF Revealed
Bob Grant | Apr 3, 2017
The team that oversaw the first use of mitochondrial replacement therapy that resulted in a live birth has published an account of the procedure.
U.K. Moves Forward With Three-Parent IVF
Bob Grant | Mar 20, 2017
The country’s fertility regulator has approved the first application to carry out mitochondrial replacement therapy, which uses biological material from two women and one man to create an embryo.
Britain Set to Become First Country to Approve Three-Parent IVF
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 15, 2016
Parliament voted to allow mitochondrial replacement therapy last year. This latest decision suggests we may see babies born from the technique in the country in 2017.
Famed Mammalian Embryologist Dies
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2016
Andrzej Tarkowski’s research laid the groundwork for future advances in cloning, stem cell research, and in vitro fertilization.
First MRT Baby Born
Bob Grant | Sep 28, 2016
Scientists in Mexico achieved the infant’s conception using mitochondrial replacement therapy.
The End of Sex
Tanya Lewis | May 13, 2016
Legal expert Henry Greely envisions a world in which advances in biotechnology obviate the need for sexual reproduction as we know it.