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  • Prize winning Hereford bulls from cryogenically stored Embryo Transfer

    Cryopreservation on the farm and in the news

    Almost all the milk we drink will come from cows whose father’s sperm was frozen. It is quite likely that their father himself was an embryo transfer bull, who started ‘life’ in frozen in liquid nitrogen, and many of the elite dairy cows will be ET cows with frozen and thawed embryos implanted into a […] More

  • Science teaching resource

    Science teaching resource

    Relatively new to me – so maybe new to some of my devoted legion of readers (many of whom may be involved in teaching science, plant or otherwise) and therefore worthy of sharing – is news of the Understanding Science teaching resource. Yes, it’s ‘American’. So, you might be annoyed by the idiosyncratic spellings. And […] More