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Scientists at The University of Manchester have found evidence of the genetic basis of the evolutionary arms-race between parasitoids and their aphid hosts.
In what could be the ultimate act of feminism, wild female North American pit vipers have been shown to give birth without mating.
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Researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital report a gene therapy strategy that improves the condition of a mouse model of an inherited blood disorder, Beta Thalassemia.
In a finding that upends decades of scientific theory on reptile reproduction, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that female boa constrictors can squeeze out babies without mating.
Shark pups born to virgin mothers can survive over the long-term, according to new research.
Hwang Woo-Suk, a South Korean cloning expert, was given a suspended prison sentence on Monday after a court found him guilty of embezzlement and other charges stemming from faking results of stem-cell experiments.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), which results in low birth weight and long-term deleterious health effects in cloned swine, is linked to a type of gene - known as an imprinted gene - found only in placental mammals.
In the emerging field of regenerative medicine one topic that has earned its fair share of notoriety is the issue of embryonic stem cell research. Stem cells are characterized by the ability to renew themselves through cell division and differentiate into a diverse range of specialized cell types.
International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO) (www.internationalstemcell.com), a California-based, early-stage stem cell therapeutics company, announced today that Rouslan Semechkin has joined its Board of Directors.
The Red Swamp Crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, also commonly known as the Red Swamp Crawfish, Louisiana Crawfish or Louisiana Crayfish, is a freshwater crayfish species. Charles FrÃ©dÃ©ric Girard named the genus in honor of John H. Clark, who in 1851 surveyed the U.S. American border. Although native to the southeastern United States, it is also found on other continents, where it is considered an invasive nuisance. The Red Swamp Crayfish natively ranges along the Gulf coast from...
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