Tag: embryos

UK to Increase Storage Limit for Frozen Eggs, Sperm, Embryos to 55 Years

Storage limits for eggs, sperm, and embryos will be increased to a maximum of 55 years under UK government plans to give people greater choice over when to start a family. Ministers have proposed that the statutory storage limits should increase more than five fold from the current limit of 10 years and should no…


Pushing the Limits on Embryo Research

Commentary It is no surprise to many of us that the “14-day rule,” which limits research on human embryos to their first two weeks of development, is being challenged. For those of us who were around during the Bush presidency and the time of the great stem cell debates, we always knew the 14-day rule…