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It isn’t hydrogen…
Argentina sells DNA as world demands more beef
Once the semen has passed quality checks, it is diluted to make up to 300 doses that are kept in liquid hydrogen and sold for around $10 each. Garcia said the price can be much higher if the animal has a good breeding record.
“300 doses that are kept in liquid hydrogen.” WRONG!
Biological samples are kept in cryogenic storage in liquid nitrogen, not liquid hydrogen.
You’re right. We corrected: GBU Editor
A veterinarian stores semen in liquid nitrogen at a semen collection center in Preska, central Slovenia, April 19, 2010. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic