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Zika evades early pregnancy protections, MSU research shows

Posted by , on 28 July 2022

A new paper in Development, from Jennifer Watts and Amy Ralston, dissects the impact of Zika virus on mouse preimplantation embryos and find that the virus can infect all three ...

Cannabis causes birth defects in susceptible mice

Posted by , on 6 October 2021

A chemical found in cannabis, a common recreational drug, has now been shown to cause birth defects in mice. Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA, ...

Circadian clock in the mouse placenta

Posted by , on 28 April 2021

This press release was released by Development (paper link). The placenta forms the interface between the maternal and foetal circulatory systems. As well as ensuring essential nutrients, endocrine and immunological ...

Older wombs linked to complications in pregnant mice

Posted by , on 6 September 2017

This article is recent news from the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, view the original post here and the Nature Communications research paper here. Deciding to start a family later in ...

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