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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 »

As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier

Many employers in the tech industry and beyond are looking to retain talent by offering some level of coverage for egg-greezing. These now include Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Yahoo and Uber, to name just a few. David Schlanger, the CEO of a company called Progyny which works with many of these large employers to help women… Read More »