Tuesday 19 February 2019

In cloning first, stem cells made from adults

Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.


UN warns on mobile cyber security bugs

A United Nations group that advises nations on cyber security plans to send out an alert about significant vulnerabilities in mobile phone technology that could potentially enable hackers to remotely attack at least half a billion phones.


Safety of cloned animal products uncertain-EU

The European Union's top food safety agency said on Thursday cloned animal products may not be safe and further study was needed. "It is clear there are significant animal health and welfare issues for surrogate mothers and clones that can


Breakthrough in primate cloning

Experts have for the first time created cloned embryos from an adult monkey - a technical breakthrough that could bring efficient human cloning a step closer. A team in the US created dozens of cloned embryos from a 10-year-old male macaqu

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