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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Franken-meat fails the taste test in world's first stem-cell grown burger

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in London World' first beef burger created from stem cells and grown in lab is fried in public for testers Franken-meat fails the taste test The world's first beef burger created by stem cells tastes more like cake than steak. The burger, fried in public in London yesterday, lacks the fattiness of regular meat and tastes more like "an animal-protein ...

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    Dogs first domesticated in Europe, not China, researchers in Finland say

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Researchers conclude that modern domestic dogs evolved from extinct wolves in Europe; others insist they originated in southern China Dogs first tamed in Europe, not China, study says If your dog could talk, he might have a European accent. A new study out on Thursday comparing DNA from modern canines to ancient fossils suggests that today's ...

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    Bopping to the beat is a rare feat in animals, scientists find

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chicago Bopping to the beat is rare feat in animal world Dogs may bark to music and chimps may bang on drums, but creatures that can truly keep a beat are rare, raising intriguing questions about the evolution of the human brain. A bonobo named Kanzi first surprised researcher Patricia Gray more than a decade ago, when Gray was absent-mindedly tapping ...

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    Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Technology that can pinpoint cancer cells looks like it has many other applications, including detecting rogue horse meat, says one of its inventors Forget the Swiss Army Knife, here comes the iKnife An intelligent knife used to pinpoint cancer cells in operations may be enlisted to detect horse meat being passed off as beef. The British-based team ...

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    Study points to elephants' intelligence

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... approaches. While primates and most other animals studied fail the test, a few have done well. Dogs have proved to be especially good at understanding pointing. The scientists ruled out ...

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    Discovery of mammoth with liquid blood fuels hopes of cloning

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... meat," Grigoryev said. Standing up to four metres tall and weighing 10 tonnes, mammoths roamed huge areas between Great Britain and North America and were driven to extinction by humans ... Sooam Biotech Research Foundation. Hwang in 2005 created the world's first cloned dog. In the coming months, mammoth specialists from South Korea, Russia and the United States are expected ...

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    Israeli company trains mice to detect drugs and explosives

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Tel Aviv

    ... Homeland Security exhibition in Tel Aviv, where he displayed his mechanism for the first time. "I was in the army at the time, and the idea emerged to use small animals instead of dogs ... Lumbroso, who is a biologist. "They have a very developed sense of smell, more than that of dogs," he said. "The mice can also be easily trained, and thanks to their small size, you ...

  8. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Japanese scientists clone 26 generations of one mouse

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that produces a lot of milk, or an animal that is expected to produce particularly high-quality meat. Natural breeding does not guarantee that an animal's offspring will have the same qualities, ...

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    Brazilian scientists clone endangered animals

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... two years building a gene library with hundreds of samples from eight native species, including the collared anteater, the bush dog, the black lion tamarin, the coati, and deer and bison ... species. The wolf is a good candidate for interspecies cloning. A skin cell from the wolf would be inserted into the egg of a common dog from which the nucleus had been removed, and then implanted ...

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    Chimps, gorillas, other apes struggling to survive

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 06:12pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... The proliferation of logging and mining camps throughout Africa has also increased the demand for primate meat. Adults and juveniles are killed for consumption, and their orphans are captured to sell ...




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