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DNA Breakthroughs Welcome, But Americans Still Have Concerns
2014-02-05 06:35:12

[ Watch the Video: What Do People Really Think About DNA Research? ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new poll from the Huffington Post and YouGov finds that although most Americans are excited by the possibility of the scientific breakthroughs made possible by DNA research, many of them worry that research could go too far — and the scientists could begin "playing God." The possibility that DNA research could create major scientific and medical breakthroughs...

Researchers Successfully Convert Human Skin Cells Into Emryonic Stem Cells
2013-05-16 11:23:27

[WATCH VIDEO: Contracting Cardiomyocystes] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) have successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body, a breakthrough that marks the first time human stem cells have been produced via nuclear transfer. Stem cell therapies are...

Human Clones In 50 Years?
2012-12-19 15:28:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The scientist who inspired the creation of Dolly the Sheep has now said human cloning is within our reach, bringing some hope of restoration to parents who have lost their child to a tragic death, reported the Telegraph. Nobel prize-winning Sir John Gurdon has been furthering the study of cloning since the 1950s and has had success cloning animals such as frogs. Now, he´s claiming we could begin to see fully functional...

2010-09-22 07:00:00

To Protect Women from Exploitation as Egg Donors and Enforce the NY Legislature's Ban on Taxpayer Money Going to Advance Human Cloning, Feminists Choosing Life of New York Will Appeal Flawed Lower Court Ruling ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feminists Choosing Life of New York has cleared the way for the Appellate Division, Third Department, to hear FCLNY's challenge to the State Health Department's payment-for-eggs program. If allowed to stand, the State's scheme...

2009-06-18 00:40:26

The dog who found the last survivor beneath rubble at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City has been cloned, it's owner says. James Symington's search-and-rescue German shepherd Trakr" has since died, but he got five perfect clones free Wednesday from the Northern California cloning company BioArts International. Symington, a retired Canadian police officer who now lives in Los Angeles, won a contest BioArts had to find the most clone-worthy dog. Once in a...

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2009-04-16 06:28:31

On Wednesday, Iranian scientists announced that they have cloned a goat and plan to conduct future experiments in search of stroke treatments. According to Dr. Mohammed Hossein Nasr e Isfahani, head of the Royan Research Institute, the female goat, name Hana, was born early Wednesday morning in Isfahan, a central Iranian city. "With the birth of Hana, Iran is among five countries in the world cloning a baby goat," Isfahani told the Associated Press. Two and a half years ago Iran cloned a...

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2009-03-04 10:54:33

A controversial Italian fertility specialist said on Wednesday that he has successfully created three human babies through the process of cloning. Dr. Severino Antinori said he has cloned two boys and one girl. "I helped give birth to three children with the human cloning technique," Antinori said in an interview with Oggi Weekly. "It involved two boys and a girl who are nine years old today. They were born healthy and they are in excellent health now." He said he used the process of...

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2008-12-27 03:15:00

Brigitte Boisselier breaks 5-year silence, offers to ease cloning costs for Clonaid clients willing to go public Six years to the day after the birth of Baby Eve, the first cloned child, Dr. Brigitte Boisselier, head of the company that leads the Clonaid project, said Eve and other babies cloned by her company are growing up healthy and normal - and with no one invading their families' privacy. "We've helped almost 100 families who were desperate to have a child," Boisselier said. "Our reward...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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