Egg freezing is a relatively new medical procedure that involves extracting and subsequently freezing and storing eggs for (potential) later use in assisted reproduction. It is becoming increasingly available to healthy women who wish to bear children later in life – dubbed ‘social egg freezing’.
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- Animals and research
- Artificial wombs (Ectogenesis)
- Biotechnology and globalisation
- Building genomes from scratch
- Citizen science
- In-vitro derived gametes and embryos
- Innovative therapies
- Nagoya protocol
- Predicting phenotype from genotype
- Sports science
- Suppressing the extra chromosome in Down’s syndrome
- The human/technology frontier in health and social care
- The human/technology frontier in the wider context
- Whole genome sequencing of newborns