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China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials

Chinese authorities launched an investigation into He’s work and said they had halted the kind of research he was undertaking.

21 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

Woman gives birth to twins from frozen embryos left over when their brother was conceived

Seven-year-old Hugo was delighted to welcome his siblings Coco and Monty but it was even more special because they are triplets.

22 Oct 2018 7:56 PM

Bizarre: Half human-half chicken embryos created in lab

Scientists undergo experiment to shed light on how cells transform into foetus

26 May 2018 4:04 PM

Scientists find way to create an embryo only with stem cells

This can also lead to progress in research for finding the cause for infertility and can also be used to test effects of medical treatment.

03 May 2018 4:20 PM

Immediate rest after embryo transfer has negative outcomes

The process of treatment takes over two weeks to confirm pregnancy

20 Feb 2018 1:14 PM


Human eggs fully grown in lab for first time, raises hopes of infertility treatment

Major breakthrough offers hope to women in danger of being left infertile from treatments such as chemotherapy

09 Feb 2018 10:05 AM

Record baby: Woman gives birth to baby from embryo frozen for 24 years

This baby's story is incredible.

20 Dec 2017 11:49 AM

Study sees link between pollution and sperm size, some sceptical

The team stressed the link was merely "observational", which means they cannot definitively state that air pollution was the cause.

22 Nov 2017 10:10 AM

Vaping while pregnant could cause birth defects: study

Researchers exposed frog embryos and samples of mammalian neural crest cells to saline infused with e-cigarette vapour.

19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

This vitamin might lead to better live rates in pregnant women!

A new study has discovered a strong link between Vitamin D and live birth rates in women undergoing assisted reproduction treatment (ART).

15 Nov 2017 3:14 PM


Woman who lost 18 babies due to 'killer cells' finally gives birth

Louise Warneford's condition causes her body to destroy unborn embryos.

21 Oct 2017 5:12 PM

Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth, say scientists

This is first use of genome editing to study gene function in human embryos, which can help better understand early development.

21 Sep 2017 12:34 PM

Kashmir-born doctor plays lead role in gene editing of human embryos

Though this is not a full-fledged start of a revolution of having 'designer babies', the first steps, however, have been laid.

07 Aug 2017 11:36 AM

Scientists correct disease-causing mutation from genes in human embryos

US scientists have succeeded in altering the genes of a human embryo to correct a disease-causing mutation.

03 Aug 2017 8:38 AM