Active Sperm Derived from Stem Cells

November 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sperm cell
“This latest breakthrough recreates the distinct stages of sperm development from a primordial germ cell-like cell, through the stages [MORE]

Scanning IVF Embryos with Artificial Intelligence

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryos
IVF lab embryologists spend considerable time examining early embryos, trying to determine which to implant first.  The exam results [MORE]

Artificial Ovaries

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Emphasizing the choice of the right material, German engineers and materials scientists have electrospun  a mixture of polyepsillon caprolactone and [MORE]

3-D Printed Ovary Implant

May 3, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is an astonishing story and a direct quote says it all: “[Researchers at Northwestern University] used a 3D printer [MORE]

Menstrual Cup with Smartphone Reporting

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Loon Cup
Loon Labs, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) is a Kickstarter funded company that has produced a sensor embedded cup which [MORE]

Magnetically Directed “Spermbots”

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sperm swim to their destination, but they don’t always arrive safe and sound or on target.  Thinking about how [MORE]

A Fertility Chip

January 3, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fertility Chip
By now, Ph.D. candidate Loes Segerick should have received her degree from the University of Twente (Enschede, The [MORE]