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2008-07-04 03:00:08

By Meyer, John R Abstract Katrien Devolder offers a compromise solution for the derivation of human embryonic stem cells that is designed to appease those who consider the killing of human embryos immoral.

2008-03-24 09:15:00

Researchers have found that therapeutic cloning can be used to treat Parkinson’s disease in mice.

2008-02-11 19:15:00

UCLA stem cell scientists have reprogrammed human skin cells into cells with the same unlimited properties as embryonic stem cells without using embryos or eggs.

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.

2006-08-17 01:20:00

By James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian politicians will push to overturn a ban on cloning stem cells for medical research after Australia's conservative Prime Minister John Howard said he would allow a conscience vote on the issue.

2006-03-08 13:05:00

His creator has been discredited and controversy has long surrounded him but scientists confirmed on Wednesday that an Afghan hound named Snuppy is the world's first cloned dog.

2006-02-17 17:15:00

Stem cell researchers are undeterred by the scandal surrounding falsified South Korean research and said on Friday it is only a matter of time before someone clones a human embryo as a source of the valuable cells.

2006-01-17 07:50:00

Stem cells taken from cloned embryos are likely to be safe when used for therapeutic purposes, a new study finds.

2006-01-11 07:50:00

What had once seemed a giant leap for science has turned out to be not even the smallest of steps -- for now.

2006-01-11 00:40:00

Meticulous tests like those done to confirm that disgraced Korean scientists legitimately cloned a dog while faking human data may have to be used to validate scientific claims in the future, U.S. scientists said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.