Milestones in Artificial insemination

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Dr. Reeja Tharu
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Milestones in Artificial Insemination

First artificial insemination attempt on Juana, wife of King Henry IV of Castile.

1677 - Anton Von Leeuwenhoek visualized spermatozoa under the microscope.

1780 - Spallanzani’s experiment proved that physical contact between the male and female gamete is required for successful embryo development.

1899 - Russia works towards development of Artificial Insemination methods.

1922 - Reports of successful insemination experiments in horses published.

1939 - G. W. Salisbury pioneers research in animal breeding and artificial insemination.

1940 - Technical improvement in freezing and thawing of sperm preparations.

1950’s - Cornell suggests idea of adding anti-biotic to the sperm preparation media.

1953 - The first successful artificial insemination with frozen human semen was achieved.

1970, 1980’s - Enhancement in the sperm collection techniques.

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The article is really good. The artificial insemination is really helpful for those couple who doesn't have children. The method is simple and affordable. The couple can have siblings of their own gene. ================== Jack Wide Circles

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Adaption is the best way to have children not artificial insemination. That's immoral

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i was googling adaption to see what technique thaqt was as we are trying to get pregnant after several articles on evolution I realized you couldn't spell

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Children are born all the time through Artificial Insemination...so if God has a plan for all children then he has a plan for those too...some in which wouldnt be born without help from Artificial Insemination!

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