Japanese scientists have produced 26 generations of clones from a single mouse, the lead researcher said yesterday, possibly paving the way for the mass replication of valuable livestock.Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 2:18am
Brazilian researchers are turning to cloning to help fight the decline of several animal species.17 Nov 2012 - 2:22am
A three-year-old boy abandoned by his mainland parents after being born with an agonising and deadly skin disease is set to undergo a pioneering stem-cell treatment at the Hong Kong hospital where he has lived since birth, the South China Morning Post has learned.13 Aug 2012 - 7:42am
When he emerged after surviving 36 days under the rubble of the Sichuan earthquake, Zhu Jianqiang, the Strong-Willed Pig, was hailed as one of a kind.
But now there are seven of him, following a successful cloning effort by researchers at a genetic institute in Shenzhen using simple lab equipment and a novel technology.18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
100 Most Important Science Ideas by Mark Henderson, Joanne Baker, Tony Crilly Faber & Faber
Be honest: are you able (or at least curious enough) to answer these eight questions?
1. Are designer babies really designed?
2. Can a cat be both alive and dead at the same time?17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The determination of mainland leaders to push the economy to higher-value industries in double-quick time invariably means having to be innovative, inventive and daring. They are being all of these with stem cell research, one of seven focus areas announced earlier this year as part of a drive to make the nation a world leader in scientific excellence by the end of the decade.21 May 2011 - 12:00am
Starring: Sam Neill and Laura Dern Director: Steven Spielberg Year of original release: 1993 Genre: Sci-fi
Set-up4 May 2011 - 12:00am
The search continues for a compatible bone marrow donor for Sheela Gurung. The 31-year-old former Igor's Group employee has a rare form of leukaemia and despite an intensive search, no match has yet been found. The most likely match will be someone from the Nepali community.15 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
A 28-year-old Filipino domestic helper arrested on Monday was charged with one count of infanticide yesterday over the death of a newborn boy with umbilical cord still attached, who was found on a laundry rack outside a flat on the eighth floor of Sunshine City, Ma On Shan, on Sunday. She will appear in Sha Tin Court today.11 Nov 2009 - 12:00am