Tag: northern white rhino

September 29, 2022

Bringing back the northern white rhino

Scientists have made a step toward bringing the northern white rhino back from near extinction in the wild by producing new embryos in a lab. Since 2019, the BioRescue consortium,...

May 3, 2022

Team one step closer to artificial rhino eggs

To prevent the extinction of the northern white rhino, the international consortium BioRescue is attempting to create artificial egg cells from stem cells. In a recent study in Scientific Reports,...

July 27, 2018

Breakthrough provides hope for northern white rhino

For the functionally extinct northern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum cottoni), there may be some hope. Although just two females of these rhinos remain, scientists recently created hybrid embryos from southern...