Posted Oct 15, 2010

Shijing Luo, a graduate student in Coleen Murphy's lab is first author of a paper published in the journal Cell that is featured in The New York Times today. According to The Times, the study "suggests that one of the favorite animals for experiments in modern science, the tiny worm C. elegans, may provide new insight into female fertility. For the worm, as for women, it is diminished egg quality, not quantity, that marks the first sign of reproductive aging."

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