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Medical News Today: Why are researchers growing human protein in hens' eggs?

Chicken eggs are already important in clinical research and production — specialists currently use them to make vaccines. New research is now taking the eggs’ potential even further by suggesting a new use for them, as repositories in which to grow specialized human proteins. In the near future, hens may start laying more eggs for… Read More »

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Women's frozen eggs 'should be stored for longer'

Women who freeze their eggs should be allowed to keep them for longer than 10 years, fertility experts are telling the government. Legislation says frozen eggs must be destroyed after this time, unless a medical condition has left the woman prematurely infertile. Experts told the Victoria Derbyshire programme that the limit was arbitrary and had… Read More »

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