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2008-10-10 15:25:00

The second-known instance of "virgin birth" in a shark has been confirmed through DNA testing, scientists said.

2008-08-21 09:01:14

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB: ISCO) has entered into a subscription agreement with an accredited investor to sell three million dollars ($3,000,000) of Series C Preferred Stock at a price of $1.00 per share. The funding is to occur in three tranches.

2008-07-17 09:01:20

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO) announced today a collaboration with Novocell Inc. (La Jolla, CA) to use ISCO's human parthenogenetic stem cell lines for differentiation to Human pancreatic islet cells.

2008-07-08 06:00:36

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB: ISCO) announced today a new collaboration with leading stem cell researcher Jose Cibelli at Michigan State University as part of ISCO's ongoing strategy to work with scientific leaders across the world to expand the scientific data relating to parthenogenetic stem cells.

2008-06-25 09:03:33

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO), through its wholly owned subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology (Lifeline), has signed a manufacturing and distribution agreement with BioTime, Inc., (OTCBB:BTIM) (Alameda, CA) and BioTime's wholly owned subsidiary Embryome Sciences, Inc., to jointly produce and distribute hundreds of new standardized human and animal stem cell lines, along with corresponding data and reagents.

2008-04-16 14:49:50

Komodo dragons may have a wimpy bite for their size, but somehow the giant lizards manage to take down prey as large as water buffalos. A new study reveals that a few dozen razor-sharp teeth combined with beefy neck muscles make up for the reptile's dainty chomp. "The Komodo has a featherweight, space-frame skull and bites like a wimp, but a combination of very clever engineering and wickedly sharp teeth allow it to do serious damage," said Stephen Wroe, a...

2008-02-08 00:00:00

Two Komodo dragons have hatched at the Sedgwick County Zoo, apparently without the fertilization of a male.

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2007-06-25 15:10:00

Asexual reproduction is common in some insect species, rarer in reptiles and fish, and has never been documented in mammals. Until now, sharks were not considered likely candidates.

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2007-05-22 19:25:00

Female sharks can fertilize their own eggs and give birth without sperm from males, according to a new study of the asexual reproduction of a hammerhead in a U.S. zoo. Until now, sharks were not considered a likely candidate for asexual reproduction.

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2007-01-24 08:00:00

A British zoo announced Wednesday the virgin birth of five Komodo dragons, giving scientists new hope for the captive breeding of the endangered species.


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2009-03-28 16:31:16

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 Frédéric 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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