Many children conceived using donor sperm or eggs want to know their biological parents. In the US, some clinics make the identity of the sperm donor available to a donor-conceived child at age 18. Most intending parents, though, choose sperm donation pro
The controversial issue of IVF 'add-ons' — techniques and treatments offered to fertility patients on top of standard IVF — has been the subject of intense debate and media attention since last November's BBC Panorama's documentary, which claimed that
by Jen Willows
The European Patent Office has declared that it intends to grant a broad patent for the use of CRISPR technologies to the University of California, the University of Vienna and Dr Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max-Planck Institute in Berlin...
by Emma Laycock
Men with erectile dysfunction following prostate surgery were able to have intercourse again after receiving an experimental stem cell therapy using cells taken from their own abdomen, a Danish study has shown...
by Jen Willows
A new method of producing red blood cells outside the body on a large scale has been developed by researchers at the University of Bristol...
Details of the world's first successful use of mitochondrial replacement therapy in IVF have been published...
Can egg freezing be considered a feminist technology? Should we really be addressing the failures of a social fabric that requires women to preserve their fertility at all? This event was an exciting opening to an urgently needed discussion and is the fir