The mammalian Y chromosome encodes a specialized set of genes that are essential for male viability and fertility. In particular, the sex-determining region Y (SRY) protein is necessary to initiate … Continue Reading Male mice without any Y chromosome produce offspring with assisted reproduction.
A fundamental law of genetics states that progenies do not inherit epigenetically-based adaptive, pathological or neural features acquired in response to environmental conditions. However, recent studies seem to contradict this … Continue Reading Researchers map ‘epigenetic inheritability’ in fathers sperm caused by diet.
OvaScience, a global fertility company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatment options, announced that the world’s first augmented baby has been born in Canada. Now, researchers … Continue Reading New IVF technique deemed successful as world’s first ‘augmented’ baby is born.