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.
Brazilian researchers are turning to cloning to help fight the decline of several animal species.
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.
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...
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.
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Director: Steven Spielberg
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The pros and cons of teenage dating
I'm writing to express my opinion on whether parents should allow their children to start dating before they are 18.
Imagine eating the same steak year in year out. We're not talking about the same breed of cow, or cows from one unbroken lineage (something of an obsession for certain Japanese when it comes to...