Posts Tagged: Genetic Modification

US Scientists Attempt To Gene-Edit Inside Patient In World First

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California

US Scientists Attempt To Gene-Edit Inside Patient In World First

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California

Just Because You Can: 50,000 Year Old Lion Cub Raises Hopes In Creating REAL-LIFE ‘Jurassic Park’

The lion was found frozen in ice in Siberia, Russia. It survived almost intact for tens of thousands of years, and its fur and facial features are clearly visible. It was found with its face resting on its paw. VERA

Just Because You Can: 50,000 Year Old Lion Cub Raises Hopes In Creating REAL-LIFE ‘Jurassic Park’

The lion was found frozen in ice in Siberia, Russia. It survived almost intact for tens of thousands of years, and its fur and facial features are clearly visible. It was found with its face resting on its paw. VERA

Scientists Hoping To Bring Back Long-Extinct Galapagos Tortoise

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Scientists in Ecuador’s Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise species believed extinct since the 1800s. The Chelonoidis elephantopus lived on Floreana Island and was captured by seamen in large numbers for food during long

Scientists Hoping To Bring Back Long-Extinct Galapagos Tortoise

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Scientists in Ecuador’s Galapagos islands are hoping to restore a tortoise species believed extinct since the 1800s. The Chelonoidis elephantopus lived on Floreana Island and was captured by seamen in large numbers for food during long

Edited Piglets Human-Ready

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted to humans. Credit eGenesis In a striking advance that helps open the door to organ transplants from animals, researchers have

Edited Piglets Human-Ready

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted to humans. Credit eGenesis In a striking advance that helps open the door to organ transplants from animals, researchers have

Just Because You Can: Scientists Create Mutant Ants

  Scientists just created mutant ants. Here’s how they did it. Two independent research teams at New York University and Rockefeller University say they have genetically modified two different species of ants. Here’s some of what they found. (Monica Akhtar/The

Just Because You Can: Scientists Create Mutant Ants

  Scientists just created mutant ants. Here’s how they did it. Two independent research teams at New York University and Rockefeller University say they have genetically modified two different species of ants. Here’s some of what they found. (Monica Akhtar/The

Coming To A Store Shelf Near YOU: Lab-Grown Meat

If this Silicon Valley food-tech startup has its way, its lab-grown meat—which includes chicken, duck and beef—will be on a supermarket shelf near you within the next five years. “[We’re] trying to put products on the shelves by 2021/2022,” Uma

Coming To A Store Shelf Near YOU: Lab-Grown Meat

If this Silicon Valley food-tech startup has its way, its lab-grown meat—which includes chicken, duck and beef—will be on a supermarket shelf near you within the next five years. “[We’re] trying to put products on the shelves by 2021/2022,” Uma