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2012-10-11 19:00:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Some revered him as a pioneer while others may have deemed his work unethical. But one thing was clear about Professor Keith Campbell: he was a genius. It was confirmed today that Keith Campbell, who became famous for his role in cloning Dolly the sheep, died on Friday at 58-years-old. Campbell led the scientific research into the creation of Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, back in 1996 at the...

Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem
2012-06-27 06:20:17

We all love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current rank as one of the most visited sites on the web. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves. "Despite the name ℠social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self-focused," said Brittany Gentile, a UGA doctoral candidate who looked at the effects of social...

2007-11-17 15:00:22

The British scientist who broke ground with the cloning of Dolly the sheep in 1996 has embraced a new technology for a non-embryo stem cell production. Professor Ian Wilmut cloned a ewe he named Dolly using a nuclear transfer method whereby stem cells are produced by inserting adult DNA into enucleated embryos and cloning the embryo. Wilmut decided not to pursue a license to clone human embryos following new research by a Japanese team into coaxing stem cells from the skin cells of mice,...

2005-12-14 02:05:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON -- A U.S. stem cell expert who lent his name and credibility to South Korean cloning pioneers asked that his name be removed from their landmark scientific paper on Tuesday and questioned whether the work had been falsified. Dr. Gerald Schatten of the University of Pittsburgh asked the journal Science to take his name off a human cloning study published by Woo Suk Hwang and colleagues at Seoul National University in May of 2005. Hwang...

2005-10-19 06:33:11

By Edward Davies and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea launched on Wednesday a an ambitious project to make the country a global hub for stem-cell storage and research, hoping to further cement its status at the forefront of cloning research. Helped by generous government support and an absence of some of the red-tape and ethical debate that has hampered research in countries such as the United States, South Korea is fast becoming a key center for stem-cell research. Stem cells...


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