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Careful Honeybee Breeding Combats Tracheal Mite Pests
...nes from neighboring hives. Artificial insemination
is the best way to guarantee the qualityof the bees, said Cobey, but its a fairly technical laboratoryprocedure, which industry has been slow to adopt. As a result, most beekeepers just let their bees mate freely, and ...
LSU Ag Center Program Focuses On Helping Animals Reproduce; Graduates Assist Humans, As Well
...o than it is today," Godkesaid. "We had artificial insemination
as a tool and were beginning work withembryo transfer." Today, both artificial insemination
and embryo transfer are widely usedthroughout the world. New tools include cryopreservation, which m...
Unexplained infertility -- the way forward in the fog
... both partners + three attempts at intra-uterine insemination
(IUI) + clomiphene citrate (a drug used to stimulation ovulation) + IUI for three cycles* gonadotropins (ovarian stimulatory hormones) + IUI for three cycles* IVF with ICSI (the technique of injecting a single sperm directly into a woman's eg...
New research highlights concerns over children born through donor insemination
...cerns surrounding children conceived through donor insemination
(DI) and raise issues for countries considering le...ough DI. The interviewees were recruited via donor insemination
support networks in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia - all countries where children have no legal r...
European experts slam new Italian fertility proposals
...e also decided that all embryos resulting from the insemination
must be transferred to the patient at one time. This means that a woman will be put at risk of giving birth to triplets, with all the risks to mothers and babies involved. The proposals will go before the Italian Senate within the next few months fo...
Assisted reproduction provides bright future for HIV positive men
...ssisted reproductive techniques used intrauterine insemination
(IUI), IVF or ICSI (injection of the egg with a single sperm), ICSI was the most successful, resulting in pregnancies in nearly a half of all the embryos transferred. No pregnancies were achieved using IUI. However, of the 10 HIV positive women tre...
Muslims embrace brave new world of IVF
...ina, or adultery," explained Dr Inhorn. Artificial insemination
or IVF with the husband's own semen, however, is allowed in Sunni Islam, and the resulting child considered the legal offspring of the couple. In addition, advances in intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) now allow Muslim men with very poor sperm ...
Honeybee gene find ends 150-year search
...Davis, and others pioneered methods for artificial insemination
of bees, allowing selective breeding for the first time. But attempts to create long-lived inbred strains generally failed....
Researchers seek to clone 'mad cow disease' resistant cattle strain
...nts out that with the widespread use of artificial insemination
in modern agriculture, great strides could be made in as little as six or seven generations. On a smaller scale, sub-populations of prion-free cattle could be produced for use in other tasks such as the production of pharmaceutical compounds that are...
Research into cetacean reproduction leads to birth of killer whales by artificial insemination
...ected from the male orca for use in the artificial insemination
trials was either liquid-stored for up to three da...ng and later thawed. Eight attempts at artificial insemination
over the course of two years led to three pregnancies, one from thawed sperm and two from liquid-sto...
Noah's modern ark: The role of ART in conserving endangered species
... techniques in their work, ranging from artificial insemination
(AI) and IVF to freezing sperm, eggs and embryos; but the challenges are very different. "Although we have benefited greatly from those scientists who study ART in humans and domestic or laboratory animals, we face different problems and it is clear ...