Why Fertility Declines with Age (video) University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Chromosome segregation in mouse eggs. The spindle is labelled in green, and the chromosomes are labelled in red. Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) have discovered a possible new explanation for female infertility. Age-related female infertility is explained by a defect in the choreography of chromosome sharing during cell division in eggs before they are fertilized. Credit Video images: Greg FitzHarris laboratory, CRCHUM Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.