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2014-02-12 16:22:05

The South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction & Conservation launches a unique way to help support the repopulation of endangered species. YULEE, Fla., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, all throughout the animal world, millions of sperm are going to waste, swimming their way to fruitless oblivion. This sperm, if properly harvested and shared, could be used to help save the planet's endangered species from extinction. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/FL64294)...

2013-06-14 08:25:48

The American Fertility Association & California Cryobank present An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA), in association with California Cryobank, announced today a free seminar focused on family building for the lesbian community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130614/PH32085-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130614/PH32085-b ) The Gay Women's Gathering will take place on...

2012-09-03 06:21:50

BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Water buffalo breeding, an industry that actually uses artificial insemination, started using a new variant of the procedure in which the sex of the offspring can be chosen and it is called "Sexed Semen." This experience had never been used for the water buffalo species until this year, when Colbufalos, a company dedicated to buffalo breeding, located in Cordoba-Colombia, and led by Juan Gonzalo Angel, obtained the first successful results....

2011-12-22 08:22:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intimate Bridge 2 Conception, Inc. (Ib2C(TM)), a Pittsburgh-based direct-to-consumer medical device company that is focused on reproductive health, announced today that it has closed on a $4.3 million Series A financing. The round was led by a private, Pennsylvania-based investment group and was joined by the PLSG Accelerator Fund. Ib2C will use the proceeds of this round for manufacturing and marketing to prepare for the launch of its...

2009-07-21 12:16:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. , July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Irvine Scientific announced today a new distribution partnership with Prodimed, a company specializing in women's health, located in Neuilly en Thelle, France. Effective immediately, Irvine Scientific will be distributing Prodimed's extensive line of embryo transfer catheters, oocyte retrieval needles, and intra-uterine insemination cannulas within the U.S.A. Prodimed has a long history of developing superior products and is a leader in the...

2007-10-08 00:25:00

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Lulu, the first rhino to give birth to a calf conceived by artificial insemination, is pregnant again. The Budapest Zoo confirmed Monday that the 27-year-old rhino will give birth in late 2008. She already is mother to Layla, the world's first rhino calf born following artificial insemination with sperm from another rhino at the zoo, Easy Boy. This time, the zoo used sperm from Simba, 38, a rhino from Britain's Colchester Zoo. A rhino's gestation period is 16 to 17...

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2007-04-03 10:34:50

BANGKOK, Thailand - After panda porn failed to spark amour, Thai zoo authorities turned Monday to artificial insemination in the hope of impregnating their lone female giant panda. Authorities at the Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand inseminated Lin Hui with semen from her cage-mate, Chuang Chuang, on Monday morning and will repeat the procedure on Tuesday. The artificial insemination is a last ditch effort to get Lin Hui pregnant, after videos of pandas having sex failed to entice Chuang...

2006-10-23 15:01:40

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by National Association of Animal Breeders: We are disappointed that the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and other anti- agriculture activist groups in Washington, DC have filed a petition with FDA's Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition arguing for a moratorium on livestock cloning. Unfortunately, the petition reflects a basic lack of knowledge as to the nature and reasons for this breeding technique. The...

2006-04-17 12:25:00

NEW YORK -- Children born as a result of assisted reproduction technologies are generally well adjusted, survey results suggest. However, children who lack a genetic link to one of the parents -- by reason of donor insemination or egg donation -- are unlikely to be told of the circumstances of their birth. On the other hand, most children born by in vitro fertilization (IVF) using egg and sperm from their actual parents are told. Dr. Susan Golombok, from the University of Cambridge, UK and...