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#Embryos

# embryos - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Chinese baby born four years after parents died in car crash
# Embryos
# Embryos

Chinese baby born four years after parents died in car crash

Apr 12th 2018, 4:08 PM 46,375 Views 19 Comments

“He’s always smiling,” the baby’s grandmother said.

# embryos - Friday 9 February, 2018

Human eggs grown in lab for first time raise hopes for new fertility treatments
# Fertility
# Fertility

Human eggs grown in lab for first time raise hopes for new fertility treatments

Feb 9th 2018, 3:04 PM 8,790 Views 15 Comments

The lead researcher called it a “very exciting” development.

# embryos - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists fix disease genes in human embryos for the first time

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:22 AM 10,052 Views 20 Comments

Just over 72% of the embryos ended up being free of a heart disease-causing mutation.

# embryos - Friday 9 December, 2016

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’
# Bizarre Lawsuit
# Bizarre Lawsuit

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

Dec 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 24,969 Views 33 Comments

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

# embryos - Thursday 5 May, 2016

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"
# Moral Dilemma?
# Moral Dilemma?

"In theory you could do anything you wanted with a human embryo in Ireland"

May 5th 2016, 9:57 AM 12,368 Views 59 Comments

A new, controversial embryo-growth breakthrough could help science in the study of infertility. However, fears abound that the research breaches ethical guidelines.

# embryos - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Sofia Vergara "doing the right thing" by refusing her ex custody of frozen embryos
# Modern Family
# Modern Family

Sofia Vergara "doing the right thing" by refusing her ex custody of frozen embryos

May 5th 2015, 6:22 PM 26,810 Views 24 Comments

She is engaged to fellow actor Joe Manganiello.

# embryos - Friday 1 May, 2015

Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance starts legal battle to use couples' frozen embryos
# Modern Family
# Modern Family

Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance starts legal battle to use couples' frozen embryos

May 1st 2015, 10:35 AM 17,342 Views 25 Comments

“This is not just about saving lives; it is also about being pro-parent.”

# embryos - Thursday 18 December, 2014

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people
# Diseases
# Diseases

New UK rules could allow embryos to be created from three people

Dec 18th 2014, 2:45 PM 5,779 Views 28 Comments

This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.

# embryos - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sperm, egg and embryo donors be paid expenses?

Apr 9th 2014, 9:58 AM 7,348 Views 41 Comments

A new bill will allow for payments to surrogate mothers but doctors have said these donors should also be paid expenses. What do you think?

# embryos - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Scientists create human stem cells by cloning for first time

May 15th 2013, 10:23 PM 10,853 Views 43 Comments

The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.

# embryos - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success
# Fertility
# Fertility

Frozen - over fresh - embryos may improve IVF success

Sep 5th 2012, 8:15 PM 5,816 Views 1 Comment

Senior clinical embryologist at Beacon Court in Dublin welcomes the new research stating embryo freezing and waiting for a better conditioned womb linings may be the way forward.

# embryos - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Russian police find 250 foetuses dumped in mountain woods
# Russia
# Russia

Russian police find 250 foetuses dumped in mountain woods

Jul 24th 2012, 5:30 PM 10,039 Views 28 Comments

The foetuses – stored in four vats – were probably aborted later than is legally allowed under Russian law.

# embryos - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Column: In the future, stem cells will take people out of wheelchairs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: In the future, stem cells will take people out of wheelchairs

Oct 5th 2011, 7:30 AM 129 Views 9 Comments

Martin Codyre was left paralysed from the shoulders down by an accident. He believes regenerative medicine could offer him a cure – but says ‘miracle’ scams are taking vital funds away from patients.

# embryos - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Israeli family given permission to extract eggs of deceased daughter
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli family given permission to extract eggs of deceased daughter

Aug 9th 2011, 1:20 PM 1,317 Views 0 Comments

The groundbreaking ruling has set a precedent in Israel, after the family of a woman who was killed in a car accident were granted permission to remove her eggs.