Through genetic engineering and gene expression analysis, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center found 350 genes linked to female infertility. But, points out Wired blogger Brandon Keim, this was all done in mice and was set up such that genes affecting fertility but not follicle development would be missed.

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