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July 6, 2017

Pigs pave the way for advancements in IVF treatment

Pigs pave the way for advancements in IVF treatment

New research makes IVF four times more efficient to create pigs like this for genetics research and breeding in labs like that of Randy Prather at MU. | Photo by Nicholas Benner. Research quadruples speed and efficiency to develop embryos  By Samantha Kummerer | Bond LSC What started as a serendipitous discovery is now opening…

June 14, 2017

Jacqueline Ihnat #IAmScience

Jacqueline Ihnat #IAmScience

Jacqueline Ihnat, one of the 12 Cherg Summer Scholars chosen from within the Honors College at MU in 2017. | Photo by Mary Jane Rogers, Bond LSC By Mary Jane Rogers | Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I am able to apply what I learn in the classroom to research that makes progress towards a better future.”…

July 19, 2016

How does Zika move from mother to child?

How does Zika move from mother to child?

Scientists use placental cells in lab to study virus By Phillip Sitter | MU Bond Life Sciences Center Megan Sheridan, an MU grad student, removes the base solution from a demonstrated sample of stem cells that will be grown into placental cells for study of Zika virus. Within four days of exposure to the correct…