News tagged with artificial insemination

Helping horses come to term

It is not only humans that sometimes experience difficulty having children. Horses too have a low birth rate, with many pregnancies failing within the first few weeks after conception. The reason is currently unknown but ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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US zoo to breed rhino siblings

In a desperate bid to preserve a critically endangered species, a US zoo is taking the controversial step of trying to mate brother and sister captive Sumatran rhinoceroses.

dateJul 27, 2013 in Ecology
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Physicists crack science of ice formation

(—Salt—and just about anything else that dissolves in water, which is called a solute—lowers water's melting point, which is why it's useful for de-icing roads. And the higher the solute concentration, the ...

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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