Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 13:58
A Japanese scientist has asked for the findings of his groundbreaking study in stem cells to be withdrawn amid doubts over its quality.
Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 09:27
Britain is inviting the public to weigh in on draft rules allowing scientists to create embryos using DNA from three people a man and two women to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 09:52
A US advisory board has debated a controversial new technique that would use DNA from three people to produce embryos free of a particular type of hereditary disease.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 11:11
A team of researchers has discovered how an `entrance exam` set by the womb determines if the implantation of an embryo is successful; potentially a milestone for advances in successful pregnancy treatments.
Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 14:44
Fifteen embryos are made for every woman conceiving through in vitro fertilisation, and almost half of them are discarded during or after the process, new figures have revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 18:45
Use of frozen embryos is more likely to produce successful, complication-free IVF pregnancies than those that are fresh, a study has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 13:20
A new study suggets women who get three or more embryos have no better odds of having a baby than those who get just two embryos.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 19:32
British scientists are developing a test for embryos that could dramatically boost IVF success rates from a single cycle of treatment.