In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet.
Devil disease is immortal, new study finds
(Phys.org)—The outlook for Tasmanian devils appears even worse following breakthrough research by the University of Sydney published in PLoS One, today.
Mammoth fragments from Siberia raise cloning hopes (Update)
Scientists have discovered well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth fragments deep in Siberia that may contain living cells, edging a tad closer to the "Jurassic Park" possibility of cloning a prehistoric animal, ...
Slower evolving bacteria win in the end
Personalised stem cells back in the spotlight
Scientists on Wednesday said they had made strides in lab research in personalised stem cells, reviving interest in a goal clouded by fraud and ethical storms.
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 ...
Cloned trees raised in separate places react differently to drought
Nurture matters - in plants as well as people. Cloned trees raised in different places and environments react differently to drought conditions even though they're genetically identical, scientists have found.
Lost frog DNA revived
As part of a "Lazarus Project" to try to bring the Australian gastric-brooding frog back from extinction a UNSW-led team has succeeded in producing early stage cloned embryos containing the DNA of the frog, ...
S.Korea scientists clone pig for human transplants
South Korean scientists said they have cloned a piglet whose organs were genetically modified to make them more suitable for human transplants.
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 ...
Couple welcomes home cloned dog
Sir Lancelot Encore spent his first Florida night in the master bedroom - along with nine other dogs, various cats and two humans - oblivious to the sensation he had caused earlier Monday.
SKorean experts claim to have cloned glowing dogs
(AP) -- South Korean scientists say they have engineered four beagles that glow red using cloning techniques that could help develop cures for human diseases. The four dogs, all named "Ruppy" - a combination ...
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.
Single gene mutation can sweep through bacterial population, opening the door for the concept of 'species'
Bacteria are the most populous organisms on the planet. They thrive in almost every known environment, adapting to different habitats by means of genetic variations that provide the capabilities essential ...