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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Single-Cell Analysis of Ovarian Cortex Fails to Find Stem Cells
Single-Cell Analysis of Ovarian Cortex Fails to Find Stem Cells
Amy Schleunes | Mar 6, 2020
The controversial oogonial stem cells eluded a team of Swedish researchers who mapped high-quality tissue samples of the human ovary, prompting more questions about the cells’ existence.  
Baby Born from Egg that Was Matured and Frozen in the Lab
Baby Born from Egg that Was Matured and Frozen in the Lab
Catherine Offord | Feb 19, 2020
A cancer patient who underwent the new fertility preservation procedure successfully gave birth five years after her immature eggs were collected.
A Brush with Inheritance, 1878
A Brush with Inheritance, 1878
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2018
Lampbrush chromosomes, first observed in the 19th century, still offer an unparalleled glimpse into how genetic information is organized in the cell.
New Techniques Detail Embryos’ First Hours and Days
New Techniques Detail Embryos’ First Hours and Days
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2017
New technologies reveal the dynamic changes in mouse and human embryos during the first week after fertilization.
Infographic: How Embryos Take Control of Their Own Development
Infographic: How Embryos Take Control of Their Own Development
Jef Akst | Nov 30, 2017
The switch from maternal factors involves dynamic reprogramming of the zygotic genome.
Three-Parent IVF Advances
Three-Parent IVF Advances
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 30, 2016
Differences in the replicative advantages conferred by some mitochondrial DNA haplotypes have implications for mitochondrial replacement therapy, researchers report. 
Week in Review: October 17–21
Week in Review: October 17–21
Jef Akst | Oct 20, 2016
Report finds that pathologist involved in anonymous defamation case committed multiple acts of misconduct; growing eggs from stem cells; neutrophils’ role in metastasis; convergent evolution in birds
From Stem Cell to Oocyte In a Dish
From Stem Cell to Oocyte In a Dish
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 17, 2016
For the first time, scientists generate functional mouse eggs from stem cells in culture.
A Scrambled Mess
A Scrambled Mess
Karen Schindler | May 1, 2016
Why do so many human eggs have the wrong number of chromosomes?