Jennifer Barfield explains the concept of mitochondrial replacement.
The calf, a 10-month-old named IVF 1, is also the first in the world to be conceived using eggs and sperm collected from Yellowstone bison, one of the last genetically pure herds in the country.
Eight bison -- four calves and their mothers -- were released in mid-March on public lands in northern Colorado. A 10-month-old calf known as IVF 1 was among the newcomers.
The first bison calf conceived using in vitro fertilization joined the Laramie Foothills Bison Conservation Herd.
The 19th Annual Colorado State University Online Stallion Auction offers breedings with some of the country’s top sires. The auction begins on Jan. 2 and runs through Jan. 16.
University Distinguished Professor and animal-reproductive expert, Georg Seidel, comments on cloning problems and the impact cloning has on the food we consume.
Kate Wilkins from the Warner College of Natural Resources is studying the ecological and social impacts of reintroducing bison in Northern Colorado.