The heart of the human fetus could starts beating earlier than previously thought

An experimental study in mice has found that the heart [...]

A new step to verifying when human biological life begins

Current scientific evidence allows affirming that “an intact human embryo [...]

IVF embryos for scientific research. Is it necessary the consent of gamete donors to use embryos for research?

Until now, the use of the remaining IVF embryos for [...]

Frozen human embryos are collapsing fertility clinics capacity of storage. Bioethical approach

Frozen embryos abandoned. Short review Earlier this year, CBS News [...]

Role of the fetal immune system in preterm labor. Upends conventional thinking about immune development

A very interesting article published in EurekAlert! discusses this highly [...]

International discussion has been proposed about ethical use of embryoids

An article published in Nature, signed by notable personalities in [...]

Another molecular revolution. The atlas of human embryonic development

We publish the full text of the article published in [...]

More facts of the human fertilization process

During the fertilization process, a series of interactions take place [...]

“For an Europe faithful to human dignity”. A cultural platform, of which our Observatory is a member, is launched in Paris

The Cultural Platform was launched - february 23 - in [...]

Scientific institutions are trying to devise global safeguards to stop rogue gene-editing of human embryos

Some U.S. researchers knew of a Chinese scientist’s intentions to [...]