New discovery about female infertility and ovarian cancer

Why can some women have children when they are 50 years old while others cannot have children when they are 30? A new study from the University of Gothenburg contributes a piece of the puzzle for a better understanding of the issue.

Female egg cells have a ‘magical’ switch that turns on when the eggs are ripe, according to Kui Liu, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology.