Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells
Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells
The identification of the transcription factors that elicit oocyte growth will aid reproductive biology research and might help women with fertility issues, scientists say.  
Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells
Eight Proteins Turn Mouse Stem Cells into Egglike Cells

The identification of the transcription factors that elicit oocyte growth will aid reproductive biology research and might help women with fertility issues, scientists say.  

The identification of the transcription factors that elicit oocyte growth will aid reproductive biology research and might help women with fertility issues, scientists say.  

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Image of the Day: Meiosis Researcher, Olympic Hopeful
Image of the Day: Meiosis Researcher, Olympic Hopeful
Amy Schleunes | Feb 26, 2020
Olivia Ballew, a graduate student at Indiana University, is currently writing her dissertation while preparing to compete in the upcoming Olympic marathon trials.
Image of the Day: Impaired Meiosis
Image of the Day: Impaired Meiosis
Amy Schleunes | Feb 7, 2020
A phthalate commonly found in shampoos, cosmetics, and cleaning products disrupts reproduction in worms.
Transparency Now
Transparency Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2016
Science is messy. So lay it out, warts and all.
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord, Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2016 issue of The Scientist.
A Scrambled Mess
A Scrambled Mess
Karen Schindler | May 1, 2016
Why do so many human eggs have the wrong number of chromosomes?
Meiotic Mysteries
Meiotic Mysteries
Karen Schindler | Apr 30, 2016
Understanding why so many human oocytes contain the wrong number of chromosomes
Toward Making Sperm in the Lab
Toward Making Sperm in the Lab
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Feb 25, 2016
Researchers devise a technique for creating gametes from murine embryonic stem cells.
Meiosis Maven
Meiosis Maven
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 1, 2014
Fueled by her love of visual data and addicted to chromosomes, Abby Dernburg continues to study how homologous chromosomes find each other during gamete formation.