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New Source of Stem Cells!
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Scientists isolate and culture stem cells from placenta with characteristics of both embryonic and adult stem cells.
DNA So Dangerous It Does Not Exist
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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
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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
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Scientists have succeeded in imaging, in unprecedented detail, the virus that causes influenza.
Human Species 'May Split In Two'
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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
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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
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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
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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.