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New Source of Stem Cells!
Scientists isolate and culture stem cells from placenta with characteristics of both embryonic and adult stem cells.
DNA So Dangerous It Does Not Exist
Could there be forbidden sequences in the genome - ones so harmful that they are not compatible with life?
Gene-Engineered Cattle Resist Mad Cow Disease
U.S. and Japanese scientists reported on Sunday that they had used genetic engineering to produce cattle that resist mad cow disease.
Molecular Anatomy Of Influenza Virus Detailed
Scientists have succeeded in imaging, in unprecedented detail, the virus that causes influenza.
Human Species 'May Split In Two'
Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years' time as predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said.
How a Zebrafish Regrows a Fin
If a zebrafish loses a chunk of its tail fin, not to worry, itíll grow the fin back within a week. How this fish along with other cold-blooded animals, such as lizards, newts and frogs, can replace complex body parts with the ease of magicians has eluded scientists.
Scientists Identify Gene Mutation In Autism
French scientists have identified genetic mutations in a small number of children with autism which could provide insight into the biological basis of the disorder.
South Korean Team Produces 3 Cloned Dogs
A team of South Korean scientists once led by disgraced stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk said on Monday they had produced three cloned copies of a female Afghan hound.
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