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A three-person baby has been born using genetic material from two women and a man in Greece. The medical technique was used to overcome the 32 year old mother’s infertility. A technique called maternal spindle transfer was used by medical team in Barcelona in which maternal DNA is put into the egg of a donor ..
Topics: Assisted reproductive technology • Branches of biology • Fertilisation • Fertility • Fertility medicine • Human pregnancy • Human reproduction • Mitochondrial replacement therapy • Mitochondrion • Obstetrics • Reproduction • Sperm
Scientists have successfully impregnated dozens of merino sheep. The sperm used was frozen since 1968. The live birth rate is usually higher only when a semen frozen for less than 12 months is used. This impregnation proves that artificial insemination is safe with frozen semen. The semen was stored in liquid nitrogen at -196 degrees ..