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fertilization

fur tuh li zay shuhn

  • n  creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
  • n  making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure

  • For any woman undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) to overcome infertility, the big question is: What are my chances of having a baby? Pretty good, according to a new study .
  • In vitro fertilization ("test-tube babies") involves the purposeful creation of multiple embryos, knowing and intending that most of them either will die after implantation in the .
  • Five days after fertilization, the donor's uterus was flushed with a nutrient solution and the embryo was recovered and implanted in the infertile woman's uterus.
News & Articles

  • Iron fertilization, process of putting iron into ocean to help capture carbon, could backfire
    A study suggests that iron fertilization, the process of putting iron into the ocean to encourage the growth of carbon dioxide capturing alga blooms, could backfire.
    June 12, 2013 - Science Daily
  • Questions rise about seeding for ocean C02 sequestration
    ( DOE/Argonne National Laboratory ) A study suggests that iron fertilization, the process of putting iron into the ocean to encourage the growth of C02 capturing alga blooms, could backfire.
    June 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Positive Virtus float breathes life into Australian IPO market
    By Jane Wardell and Jackie Range SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Virtus Health Ltd became the first in-vitro fertilization company in the world to list, hitting the boards at a 7 percent premium to its offer price and sparking hope of renewed life in the country's stalled initial public offering market. The float is the largest on the Australian exchange so far this year and the biggest private ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Lifesite
    Addressing the objection that ESC research requires harvesting cells from and destroying innocent human life, Sen. Obama explained that "hundreds of thousands of embryos stored in the US in in-vitro fertilization clinics will not be used for...
  • Mitt Romney in LifeNews.com
    Yes,Romney responded, "those embryos that are referred to commonly as surplus embryos from in-vitro fertilization."
  • Al Capone in AFP
    If we choose as a human society to fertilize areas of the oceans, these are the places that probably would get a lot more bang for the buck in terms of iron fertilization than we would at high latitudes,Capone said.

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