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2014-07-01 16:30:27

Trans Ova Platform Combined with Intrexon's Technologies to Advance Cattle Genetics SIOUX CENTER, Iowa and GERMANTOWN, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trans Ova Genetics, L.C., an industry-leading provider of bovine reproductive technologies. Trans Ova's dedication and strong commitment to its customers, which has sustained its outstanding...

2013-12-04 23:21:03

The global market for reproductive technologies and products is expected to reach nearly $16.1 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $19.6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 4.1% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Human Reproductive Technologies: Products and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global market for...

2012-10-31 03:33:51

An Indiana University study has found that women undergoing in-vitro fertilization report that the process of infertility treatment has many negative impacts on their sexual relationship with their partner. Little attention has been given to the sexual dynamics of couples as they navigate infertility and treatments such as IVF, despite the important role that sex plays in a couple's attempt to conceive a child. "Sex is for pleasure and for reproduction, but attention to pleasure often goes...

2009-02-12 08:47:47

Parents of children with genetic conditions may avoid the need to choose whether to undergo pre-natal testing or to abort future pregnancies by simply avoiding subsequent pregnancy altogether, a study has found.Parents are 'choosing not to choose', researcher Dr Susan Kelly, who is based at the Egenis research centre at the University of Exeter, suggests, in a 'reflection of deep-seated ambivalence' about the options and the limitations of new reproductive technologies.According to 'Choosing...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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