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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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