Ian Wilmut

Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE (born 7 July 1944) is an English biologist, embryologist and Chair of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Continue reading

Polly The Sheep is Born

Polly, the human genetically engineered Poll Dorset sheep was born in July 1998 Continue reading

Dogs Have Always Been Man’s Best Friend

A genetic study found that dogs were the first domesticated animal as of 135,000 BCE. Continue reading

First dog show

At Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on June 28-29, 1859, two local sportsmen (the organizers) held a dog show, which only showcased hunting dog breeds. Continue reading

The First Artificial Insemination Centre for Horses

Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov would collect semen from a stallion (male horse) when it mounted a fake mare (fake female horse). Continue reading

A Fish Breeding Technique Developed by the Germans

In 1933 a german by the name of Jacobi, a Naturalist, collected live trout and kept them in artificial ponds. Continue reading

White lion born in captivity

At the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, PA, USA, on March 24th 1994, was the first White Lion born in captivity. Continue reading

Mixing Human Genes with that of a Bull

In 1992 a small biotechnology company called Gen Pharm International in Mountain View, CA, USA, developed the first Transgenic bull. Continue reading

What do you get when you cross a Llama and a Camel?

Could it be a Llamel? Nope its camas! Well in 1997, the United Arab Emirates set out to answer the question. Continue reading