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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, ...

dateMar 15, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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When every photon counts

The eyes of nocturnal mammals contain particularly large numbers of the highly light-sensitive rods, the photoreceptor type used for night vision. This allows the detection of light levels millions of times ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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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 ...

dateNov 05, 2010 in Biotechnology
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