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Tag: Artificial insemination

Ram Semen Stored Frozen In 1968 Successfully Impregnates 34 Sheep

Australian researchers successfully impregnated 34 sheep using a ram’s semen that was frozen and preserved for 50 years. The researchers compared this success rate to recently preserved semen and found no difference between the two.

Animals March 18, 2019

Fertility Doctor Who Inseminated Patients With Own Sperm Won't Face Jail Time

DNA tests revealed that a fertility specialist donated his own sperm to inseminate his clients. Though it is not illegal in Indiana, he lied to investigators and donated sperm more than what he stated to clients.

Public Health December 15, 2017

Motorized Sperm Cells May Help Couples Trying To Conceive: Watch How Spermbots Work

German scientists created motorized "spermbots" that can help poor swimmers reach an egg effectively using the micromotor technology. The tiny metal helices attach to the sperm's tail and detaches upon contact with the egg.

Life January 15, 2016

San Diego Zoo Joins Last Ditch Effort To Help Rare Giant Turtle Breed

Animal experts from different international conservation groups, including the San Diego Zoo Global, were successful in artificially inseminating the last known female Yangtze giant softshell turtle in the world. The project is part of efforts in saving the species from the brink of extinction.

Earth/Environment May 27, 2015

San Diego Zoo Attempts To Get Giant Panda Pregnant Using Artificial Insemination

San Diego Zoo officials try to get Bai Yun, a female giant panda, pregnant using artificial insemination. The panda already has six cubs, five from natural process and one from artificial insemination.

Animals March 16, 2015

Scientists Successfully Breed Zebra Sharks Through Artificial Insemination

California aquarium introduces two new additions, zebra sharks bred through artificial insemination. Species is threatened in the wild, so success could be a hopeful sign, scientists say.

January 29, 2015

Sperm bank mix up: White lesbian couple gets a black baby

Amanda Zinkon and Jennifer Cramblett are filing a lawsuit against a sperm bank for an insemination procedure that went wrong. The lawsuit has sparked numerous debates and varying points of view.

Society October 15, 2014

SeaWorld's first test tube penguin is born

For the first time in history, SeaWorld in San Diego has successfully bred a penguin using artificial insemination with a technique developed by its veterinarians. The new breakthrough could save endangered animals.

Internet Culture August 11, 2014

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