Only two northern white rhinos remain, and they're both female – here's how we could make more

By unlocking the full potential of rhino ovaries, we hope to produce enough eggs to revive the northern white rhino in the wild.

Suzannah Williams, Associate Professor in Ovarian Physiology, Lead for Ovarian Cryopreservation and Fertility Preservation Research, Lead of Rhino Fertility Project, University of Oxford • conversation
Oct. 15, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: africa conservation extinction endangered-species ivf rhino northern-white-rhino white-rhino resurrection-ecology assisted-reproductive-technology

Heartbreak of IVF cancellations and the desire to have genetically related children

Society shapes people’s preferences and emphasises the value of having genetically related children.

Giulia Cavaliere, Lecturer in Professional Practice, Values and Ethics, Lancaster University • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: fertility baby covid-19 babies infertility ivf adoption infertile

Female scientist's IVF contribution was 'unrecognised'

Letters from one the fertility treatment's pioneers says Jean Purdy contributed as much as him.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 10, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: cambridge ivf university-of-cambridge oldham

IVF ethics pioneer Mary Warnock dies

The philosopher Baroness Mary Warnock has died at the age of 94.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
March 21, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: fertility children ivf

Northern white rhino: New hopes for IVF rescue

A new study raises hopes of saving one of the last animals of its kind - the northern white rhino.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Nov. 7, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals endangered-species ivf rhinos

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