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The womb is the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis. This is the organ in which a baby grows. Also called uterus.
Researchers discover how an “accordion effect” is vital for switching off genes

Researchers discover how an “accordion effect” is vital for switching off genes

ISU researchers receive major funding to go forward on blood stem cells research

ISU researchers receive major funding to go forward on blood stem cells research

Mother's unhealthy vaginal microbiome may contribute to mortality and altered development in babies

Mother's unhealthy vaginal microbiome may contribute to mortality and altered development in babies

Study reveals a tug-of-war between genes inherited from the father and the mother

Study reveals a tug-of-war between genes inherited from the father and the mother

New method to generate embryo-like cell complexes from the stem cells of mice

New method to generate embryo-like cell complexes from the stem cells of mice

New test to detect substances that are harmful to the placenta and embryo

New test to detect substances that are harmful to the placenta and embryo

More informed choices of contraceptives can prevent breast cancer

More informed choices of contraceptives can prevent breast cancer

Depletion of stem cells could be a significant factor behind miscarriage

Depletion of stem cells could be a significant factor behind miscarriage

Scientists generate a detailed molecular atlas of lung development

Scientists generate a detailed molecular atlas of lung development

Study reveals developmental changes of the immune system in first days of life

Study reveals developmental changes of the immune system in first days of life

Researchers estimate the cost-effectiveness and health impact of BRCA testing

Researchers estimate the cost-effectiveness and health impact of BRCA testing

Novel technology significantly improves the quality of stem cells

Novel technology significantly improves the quality of stem cells

Discovery provides hints at the evolution of ear and jaw bones in early mammals

Discovery provides hints at the evolution of ear and jaw bones in early mammals

Dysfunctional placenta can contribute to Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Dysfunctional placenta can contribute to Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Researchers create a new model to study early stage of human development

Researchers create a new model to study early stage of human development