Offspring of clones in food chain leaves EU in bind
A new law regulating access for the first time for offspring of cloned animals to meat markets in Europe is heading for the dustbin, the European Union's current chair said Thursday.
Not all clones the same
Despite their name, not all clones are created equal. This is especially true for the products of somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), which entails the transplantation of the nucleus from a mature somatic ...
No cloned steaks on EU plates
The European Union on Tuesday announced plans for a five-year ban on animal cloning for food production as well as a traceability system for imports of semen and embryos of clones.
Better light measurement through quantum cloning
Cloned beef traced to Wisconsin cow
Mark Rueth's Holstein cow Paradise had just been crowned supreme champion of the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., in 2000 when a biotechnology company salesman approached him ringside and offered a cut-rate deal to clone ...
Can clonal plants live forever?
Despite the many cosmetic products, surgical treatments, food supplements, and drugs designed specifically to reverse the biological effects of aging in humans, long-lived aspen clones aren't so lucky. Researchers at the ...
Cow clone may have over 100 descendants in Britain
A cloned cow whose offspring's meat entered the British food chain may have more than 100 descendants in the country, records suggested Thursday, amid fears about their spread into the food system.
Food agency probes cloned cow milk claim
Food safety officials in Britain are to investigate a claim that milk from the offspring of a cloned cow was on sale for public consumption, they said Monday.
South Korean researchers say they cloned endangered cow
South Korean researchers said Wednesday they have successfully cloned a rare local species of cow in a government-funded project.
Texas A&M veterinary researchers achieve cloning first
Researchers at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have achieved another cloning first with the successful delivery of a foal using oocytes from a live mare, the first such clone in the ...
Fighting bull cloned for 1st time in Spain
(AP) -- Scientists in Spain say they have cloned a fighting bull for the first time.
EU committee rejects clone food plan
An EU parliamentary committee on Tuesday rejected a controversial proposal to allow food from cloned animals and their offspring onto the European market.
China clones woollier cashmere goats
Scientists in China have cloned a dozen goats engineered with a gene that boosts wool growth, with a view to increasing output of cashmere fibre, state-run media reported Wednesday.
S.Korea scientist wins dog cloning court battle
Disgraced South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-Suk has won a copyright battle over dog-cloning techniques his colleagues said Saturday.