Tag: biology

Disposable Life

Could this happen to human cloning experiments? Dolly creators begin mass slaughter SHARON WARD "THE Scottish company involved in the creation of Dolly the sheep will today begin a mass slaughter of its flock in an effort to cut costs in the face of mounting financial problems."

Gee Whiz

Boy Breeds Eggs in His Body, Produces Beetles? “NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A 13-year-old Indian boy has begun producing winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body, a senior medical official said Monday.”

Brave New World

I’m a Beta and I’m happy. I wouldn’t want to be an Alpha or a Gamma. Nobel Laureate Warns of Genetic Discrimination “LONDON (Reuters) – One of Britain’s leading scientists spoke on Tuesday of his fears of genetic discrimination if people are not prepared for the medical advances expected in the next two decades.”

Sheepish Researchers

I find it rather odd that scientists would cremate an experimental animal, regardless of state of decomposition. Mystery shrouds cloned sheep death "Australia's first cloned sheep, Matilda, has died unexpectedly of unknown causes, scientists said. An autopsy failed to find any reason for the merino ewe's abrupt death last Saturday, Rob Lewis, director of the …

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No Father Sally And No Sister Bob

Vatican Says Sex Change Operation Does Not Change a Person’s Gender After years of study, the Vatican’s doctrinal congregation has sent church leaders a confidential document concluding that “sex-change” procedures do not change a person’s gender in the eyes of the church. Consequently, the document instructs bishops never to alter the sex listed in parish …

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