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Sperm cells developed from primate stem cells

With male infertility rates rising globally, researchers have shown for the first time that functional sperm cells can be made […]

Depression-like behaviours passed on via sperm

Researchers have reported that male mice showing depression-like behaviours were able to pass those traits onto their offspring, specifically through […]

Go FISH: Finding mutated sperm

Researchers have developed a new test that quickly and easily identifies when sperm are harbouring chromosomal mutations. Experts can use […]

Biomarkers found in sperm linked to autism

Biomarkers in human sperm have been found to indicate a propensity to autism spectrum disorder in the fathers’ offspring. Autism […]

Molecular signature of fertilising sperm

Using 3D in situ imaging of the female reproductive tract, researchers have revealed molecular signatures of fertilising sperm in mice. […]

New single-cell sperm sequencing method uncovers insights into meiotic variation

A new method has allowed researchers at Harvard Medical School to examine variation in meiosis by studying tens of thousands […]

A new genetic mechanism for severe forms of male infertility

Newcastle University scientists have identified a new genetic mechanism that can cause severe forms of male infertility. This breakthrough could […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 20th November

Below, we have summarised some of the latest news and research from the genomics space from the past week. Top […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 30th October

Take a look at some of the latest genomics news and research from the past week in your latest Genomics […]

A longstanding mystery: How do identical twins arise?

Scientists have discovered DNA methylation differences that are unique to identical twins, helping to unravel the exact molecular events that […]