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Shoukhrat Mitalipov and Masahito Tachibana's Mitochondrial Gene Replacement Therapy Technique

By: Giselle Lee | Published: Sep 06, 2017

In 2009, Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Masahito Tachibana, and their team of researchers developed the technology of mitochondrial gene replacement therapy to…

TechnologymonkeysGurdon, J. B. (John Bertrand)Briggs, Robert, -1983King, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1921-2000

Frazer v. Schlegel (2007)

By: Alexis Darby | Published: Aug 04, 2021

On 20 August 2007, in Frazer v. Schlegel, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided that researchers Ian Frazer and Jian…

LawFrazer, I. H. (Ian H.)Zhou, JianGlaxoSmithKlineZur Hausen, Harald

Thesis: The Human Genome Project and ELSI: The Imperative of Technology and Reduction of the Public Ethics Debate

By: Tito Brige Carvalho | Published: Nov 20, 2020

Portrayed as the Manhattan Project of the late 20th century, the Human Genome Project, or HGP, not only undertook the science of sequencing the human…

ethicsMoralityHuman Genome ProjectGenome Project, HumanOrganizations

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

By: Lijing Jiang | Published: Jun 25, 2010

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (ACT) is a biotechnology company that uses stem cell technology to develop novel therapies in the field of…

OrganizationStem CellsOrganizationsReproductionRegeneration

2D Obstetric Ultrasound

By: Sean Cohmer | Published: Jan 01, 2012

The development of the obstetric ultrasound has allowed physicians and embryologists to obtain a clear picture of the developing human embryo and…

TechnologyUltrasonographyReproductionmedicineHuman Development

Multiplex Automated Genome Engineering (MAGE)

By: Risa Aria Schnebly | Published: Dec 10, 2020

Multiplex Automated Genome Engineering, or MAGE, is a genome editing technique that enables scientists to quickly edit an organism’s DNA to produce…

TechnologyGenetic EngineeringGenetic engineering industryGenetic epidemiologyGene libraries

Transvaginal Ultrasound-Guided Oocyte Retrieval

By: Alison Lane | Published: Dec 14, 2020

Transvaginal ultrasound-guided oocyte retrieval, also known as egg retrieval, is a surgical technique used by medical professionals to extract mature…

TechnologyTransvaginal ultrasonographyFertilization in VitroLaparoscopic surgeryMinimally Invasive Surgery

Plan B: Emergency Contraceptive Pill

By: Aliya Buttar, Sheraden Seward | Published: Sep 04, 2008

Plan B is a progestin-only emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) that can be taken within seventy-two hours of unprotected sex in order to prevent an…

TechnologyContraceptionReproductionReproductive Rights

Recombinant Gonadotropins Used in Fertility Treatments

By: Alison Lane | Published: Oct 26, 2020

First manufactured in 1988 by Serono laboratories, recombinant gonadotropins are synthetic hormones that can stimulate egg production in women for…

TechnologyRecombination, GeneticGenetic recombination--ResearchLuteinizing HormoneGonadotropin

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy (MRM)

By: Sarah Ly | Published: Mar 24, 2011

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy (MRM) is an imaging method that allows the visualization of internal body structures. Using powerful magnets to send…

TechnologyMagnetic resonance microscopyMagnetic resonance imagingMicroscopy

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