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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...

Cloned Cow Produces Non-Allergic Milk
2012-10-02 06:28:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers in New Zealand have created a genetically modified dairy cow whose milk may not cause allergic reactions. Two to three infants out of every hundred are allergic to a whey protein found in cow's milk called beta-lactoglobulin, or BLG. The research team from AgResearch engineered the cow - named Daisy - to produce milk that doesn't contain BLG. BLG, found in the milk of ruminants like cows but not in human milk, is a major...

2012-09-18 23:00:18

Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, LLC (Gallus)–a leading provider of contract services to biopharmaceutical companies – announced today a collaboration agreement with Roslin Cells Ltd. (Roslin Cells), based in Edinburgh, Scotland, to develop and supply clinical and commercial cell therapy products. (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 In this partnership, Gallus will provide process development, clinical and commercial supply for cell therapy-based biopharmaceutical products to Roslin...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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