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New Technique Could Give Child Three Biological Parents
2012-01-20 13:43:38

Researchers have determined that babies with three biological parents could be a reality within three years by using a new IVF technique. The Wellcome Trust and Newcastle University report that they have secured new funding to develop the treatment, which could prevent genetic conditions affecting the heart, muscle or brain being passed on to children and future generations. The method has been seen as controversial because it involves transferring the parents' DNA into a donor egg,...

2011-12-14 14:00:00

Dr. Spencer Richlin Recognized by Peers STAMFORD, CT (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Dr. Spencer Richlin, Surgical Director and Fertility Specialist with Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), has been honored by his peers by being rated one of Castle Connollyâs âœ2012 Top Docs.â The list of Fairfield County's outstanding doctors will appear in the January/February issues of Fairfield Living, Greenwich, New Canaan-Darien,...

2011-11-07 10:00:00

RMACT patients gather, over 400 donations made to Toys for Tots. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), Fairfield Countyâs leading fertility clinic and egg donation center, hosted their fourth âœbaby partyâ at Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk, CT last night. The party celebrates the successful fertility treatment of over a thousand RMACT patients in Fairfield County...

2011-10-05 21:55:24

Women donating their eggs for use in fertility clinics are typically financially compensated for the time and discomfort involved in the procedure. However, guidelines established by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2005 state that women who donate their eggs for use in stem cell research should not be compensated, although the procedures they undergo are the same. In the October 7th issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and the Department of...

Sperm Donor Found To Be The Father Of 150 Children
2011-09-06 12:53:44

  The New York Times reported recently that one sperm donor is the father of 150 children. According to the report, the son of a donor has found that he has 150 half-siblings who came from the same donor. Experts are concerned that this trend could result in accidental incest between children fathered by the same donor. “My daughter knows her donor´s number for this very reason,” the mother of a teenager conceived via sperm donation in California told The New...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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