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In their research article -- Knockdown of hypothalamic RFRP3 prevents chronic stress-induced infertility and embryo resorption -- Geraghty et al. from the University of California, Berkeley explore the molecular basis for the link between stress and infertility. They find that by knocking down a single gene, they can stop stress from causing female infertility and miscarriage - in rats.
The team's research has gained widespread media coverge, a few examples of which are shown below;