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Japanese scientists clone 26 generations of one mouse

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 scientists clone endangered animals

Jaguars play at the Jardim Zoo in Brasilia. Brazil Scientists hope to clone the animals to boost zoo populations. Photo: AP

Brazilian researchers are turning to cloning to help fight the decline of several animal species.

17 Nov 2012 - 2:22am

Hong Kong doctors hope stem cell treatment will ease boy's pain

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

Six little piggies who really are just like dad

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

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

Stem cell research must be regulated

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

Jurassic Park

Starring: Sam Neill and Laura Dern Director: Steven Spielberg Year of original release: 1993 Genre: Sci-fi


4 May 2011 - 12:00am

Failure to find matching donor puts experimental surgery in picture

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

Maid charged over death of newborn

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