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Latest Cryopreservation Stories

2012-08-13 22:10:47

Even after being frozen for 18 years, human embryos can be thawed, grown in the laboratory, and successfully induced to produce human embryonic stem (ES) cells, which represent a valuable resource for drug screening and medical research.

2012-03-29 00:19:09

Treatments for childhood cancers are increasingly successful with cure rates approaching 80%, but success often comes with a downside for the surviving men: the cancer treatments they received as boys can leave them sterile as adults.

2012-03-14 22:22:08

Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society.

2012-01-26 12:15:52

For the first time in Germany, a woman has given birth to a child after removal and preservation of tissue from one of her ovaries.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.