On the road to finding what an embryo wants
Study in focus of PhD student Sarah Wakefield of the Robinson Institute who is investigating how embryos extract energy from nutrients to control early development
The Mating game is far more complicated than X and Y
Research reveals that a man's sperm does far more than fertilise an egg in the womb. According to Professor Sarah Robertson, of the Robinson Institute's Research Centre for Reproductive Health, semen has special qualities that contribute to a healthy pregnancy, including helping to prepare the female body for nurturing the fetus.
Genetic Test for Pregnancy Risk
Researchers are developing a world-first genetic test that can predict which pregnancies are at risk of complications long before symptoms arise.
Women with hormonal disorder at risk of heart disease
Adelaide researchers have found evidence of a link between a common hormonal disorder in women and heart disease - and they're seeking more women to take part in a new study to confirm their results.
Immune cell pregnancy link a winner
Robinson Institute PhD student, Alison Care has won a $10,000 prize for shedding new light on why some women are infertile and why some pregnancies end in miscarriage.