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Meet the Egyptian spiny mouse: this menstruating rodent may help us understand human pregnancy

By Jarrod McKenna, PhD candidate and academic tutor, Monash University
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About 8–12% of couples of reproductive age suffer from infertility, and roughly 15% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage.

The underlying mechanisms of human pregnancy are still poorly understood. In part, this is because pregnancy works quite differently in most mammals.

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