Fertility Clinic Stories

Burgers and X-Rays

Something that will calm the nerves and anaesthetise the butterflies in my stomach: “One poppy seed muffin and one black coffee, please!”. I have left home at 05:30 to come through to the business Mecca of South Africa – Sandton. I ate my breakfast at a 60’s themed McDonalds along with all the fancy suits… Continue reading Burgers and X-Rays

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Infertility schmertility · Scientifically Speaking

Life cycles

Biology consists of cycles As a scientist, working in a Human Genetics laboratory, I am fascinated by beginnings. Your DNA code is basically a blueprint, a recipe for who you are. I sometimes stare at the dissolved DNA of a patient who has passed away, in a small 1.5 ml tube and I get overwhelmed… Continue reading Life cycles