In new research published today in NPJ Digital Medicine, scientists at Cornell University trained an off-the-shelf Google deep learning algorithm to identify IVF embryos as either good, fair, or poor based on the likelihood each one would successfully implant

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Donald Cline must have thought no one would ever know. Then DNA testing came along.

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Fertility laws compel clinics to destroy frozen eggs after a decade, irrespective of a woman’s age

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“The issue in the medical community is that by calling it ‘adoption,’ we give too much personhood to the embryo,” said Kimberly Tyson, the marketing and program director at Snowflake Embryo Adoption in Loveland, Colo

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In the future, we may be making eggs and sperm from our skin. A lot has to happen first. With comments from our Travis Rieder

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It has been recently reported that a 32 year old Greek woman is 27 weeks pregnant with a child who was conceived after a mitochondrial replacement technique (MRT) – in this case Maternal Spindle Transfer (MST). If true, this would be just the third birth following a reproductive technique that mixes the DNA of three people

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The happy household of a onetime tabloid curiosity – with comments from our Jeffrey Kahn

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A collaboration between geneticists and an artist invites us through the looking glass into a speculative future, finds Anna Kriebs

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