Celmatix's Fertilome test aims to give women genetic insight into their fertility.
Trial studying the use of next-generation sequencing-based pre-implantation genetic screening has its first birth, the Guardian reports.
Loci identified in a genome-wide association study of women with spontaneous fraternal twin birth offers clues to the hormonal processes behind this propensity.
The test uses Illumina arrays to measure genome-wide sperm DNA methylation patterns in order to predict male fertility status and resulting embryo quality.
They will work to accelerate the launch of Celmatix's infertility genetics tests and develop early screening tests for declining ovarian function.
Researchers have found an accumulation of mutations in the genome of the African cheetah that may contribute to its low reproductive success.
Researchers in Saudi Arabia sequenced the exomes of women having trouble conceiving and found a mutation that appears to halt early embryonic development.
A test examining mitochondrial DNA levels appears to increase pregnancy rates at fertility clinics, the Guardian reports.
The Personalized Reproductive Medicine Initiative will investigate how an individual's genetic signature and personalized metrics affect overall fertility.
In PNAS this week: transcript patterns in drug-resistant cancer cells, function of high-altitude adaption gene, and more.
In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.
A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.
Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.
Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.