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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.

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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: single-cell resolution reference maps of the mouse and human immune system, sperm RNA as biomarker of male infertility, and more.

Scientists from Wayne State University have found a set of 648 sperm RNA elements that could predict male fertility and help inform couples trying to conceive.

Researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht reported that complex chromosome rearrangements in healthy mothers could lead to gene-dosage changes in their children.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Russia's announcement of a coronavirus vaccine approval was met with concern as safety testing has not yet been completed.

New Scientist writes there aren't much data available on the accuracy of the two rapid COVID-19 tests the UK plans to roll out.

In PNAS this week: downstream effect of oncoprotein fusion, epigenetic changes influence tRNAs in colon cancer, and more.

Nature News reports that recent proposed changes to the US National Science Foundation have raised concerns about a shift away from the agency's focus on basic research.