Biology News
Profiling the genome hundreds of variations at a time - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
(BOSTON) -- Geneticists have been using model organisms ranging from the house mouse to the single-cell bakers' yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, to study basic biological processes that regulate human development and physiology, and that can be ...

Sperm proteins may help understand infertility - BioNews


BioNews
The research, published in the Journal of Cell Biology, found that the sperm of flies lacking centrobin were very fragile, with the sperm head often becoming detached from the tail. Together the two studies suggest that sperm shape, and in particular ...

Evolution's Worst Mistake? How About External Testicles? - Undark Magazine


Undark Magazine
Evolution could have simply tweaked the parameters of sperm development so the ideal temperature of its enzymatic and cellular processes was the same as the rest of the body's processes. Hematopoiesis, the creation of new blood cells, is a close ...

Mouse Frozen Embryo and Sperm Archive (FESA)

London - United Kingdom

Mouse sperm and embryo cryopreservation research and services. One of the largest research archives in the world. Part of the Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell UK

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Conservation of Endangered Animals by using Sperm and Embryo Freezing
Finland

A project to preserve several endangered mammals of far northern Europe, using cryopreservation. At the University of Kuopio, Finland.

Flinders Fertility - Egg, Sperm & Embryo Storage
Australia

Eggs, sperm and embryos can all be frozen and stored, in case you need them in the future. It is a relatively straightforward procedure that has helped many Australian men and women on their path to a family. The technical name for the freezing process is "cryopreservation", and the storage process is called "cryogenic storage". As well as supporting ongoing education and research in the field of Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health, flind

EMMA: The European Mouse Mutant Archive
United Kingdom

EMMA is a non-profit repository for the collection, archiving (via cryopreservation) and distribution of relevant mutant strains essential for basic biomedical research.

Frozen Evolution
Czech Republic

Information on a book by Professor Jaroslav Flegr describing a variation on the theory of evolution, the frozen plasticity theory.

Was Walt Disney Frozen?
United States

The truth (no, he wasn't) with the legends behind the myth.

Frozen Dead Guy Days
United States

The official site of a winter festival held annually in march in the mountain town of Nederland, Colorado. A bit weird, since the Nederlands city government actively worked to oust Bredo Morstoel (the "frozen dead guy") from their town several years ago. But there he still sits, now the frozen centerpiece of a festival.

United States

An article from "Technical Highlights" in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Review (Vol. 26, No. 1). Reports the research of Peter Mazur and others from 1992.

The Visible Embryo
United States

Provides a visual journey through the stages in human, from conception to birth. Includes glossary, related and sponsorship links, subscription terms and guest book.

Chicken Embryo
United States

A number of fine photographs of the development of a chick inside the egg.

Visible Embryo
United States

A comprehensive resource of information on human development from conception to birth, designed for both medical students and interested lay people.