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Embryology is the study of the development of an embryo. An embryo is defined as any organism in an early stage well before birth or hatching, or in plants, before germination occurs.
By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

By altering a single gene you could live longer and be thinner

Abnormalities observed in cloned mice help reinforce the need to continue to avoid the reproductive cloning of humans

Abnormalities observed in cloned mice help reinforce the need to continue to avoid the reproductive cloning of humans

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Chromosomal chaos in early embryonic development is linked to abnormalities in cytokinesis and spindle formation

Chromosomal chaos in early embryonic development is linked to abnormalities in cytokinesis and spindle formation

Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells

Five children have been born conceived from previously isolated and frozen egg cells

Atkins responds to lower female fertility from low carb diets claim

Atkins responds to lower female fertility from low carb diets claim

Studies show new massage and physical therapy technique increased pregnancy rates in infertile women

Studies show new massage and physical therapy technique increased pregnancy rates in infertile women

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Chemicals that inhibit the development of new blood vessels could prove to be a new way of treating endometriosis

Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo

Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Two thirds of parents with babies born from donated embryos don't plan to tell their children about their origins

Two thirds of parents with babies born from donated embryos don't plan to tell their children about their origins

A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant

A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

HFEA says effective consent must be given by both the man and woman for use of embryos in IVF treatment

HFEA says effective consent must be given by both the man and woman for use of embryos in IVF treatment

Zebrafish research may help determine what causes certain birth defects

Zebrafish research may help determine what causes certain birth defects

Report published on IVF mix-up that led to mixed-race twins being born to a white couple

Report published on IVF mix-up that led to mixed-race twins being born to a white couple

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority welcomes recommendations of Toft report

Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority welcomes recommendations of Toft report

First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning

First license to begin research involving therapeutic cloning

Application from the Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life to make human embryonic stem cells

Application from the Newcastle Fertility Centre at Life to make human embryonic stem cells