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Time-lapse images of embryos used to boost IVF success

Dacia Herbulock posted in on May 17th, 2013.

New research describes a breakthrough in IVF technology that proponents claim will significantly increase live birth rates in fertility clinics. The technique uses precision time-lapse imaging to more accurately distinguish developing embryos with normal and abnormal numbers of chromosomes. The study found that embryos with too many or too few chromosomes typically reach specific growth […]

Australian wins Nobel Prize

Peter Griffin posted in on October 5th, 2009.

Hobart-born scientist, Dr Elizabeth Blackburn is one of three scientists to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2009. Professor Blackburn gained her BSc from the University of Melbourne and is now the Morris Herztein Professor of Biology and Physiology in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San […]

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