Bacteriophage EFDG1 at a magnification of 20,000 to 30,000 times. Some phages are still bound to remains of the dead bacteria. (Photo: Ronen Hazan/Hebrew University)

Israeli device pumps up the odds of conceiving

A young Israeli company called Fertiligent has devised a way to improve the effectiveness of a treatment for infertility. The technique could enable many more couples to conceive without having to resort to costly and invasive in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. …