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Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

... of reproductive scientists plan to launch a human cloning clinic, which will provide cloning services to infertile couples within 18 months, according to a US infertility specialist, Dr. Panayi...

First human clone is near

Human cloning could effectively create a replica of another livi...y have appealed to the United Nations to get human cloning banned in an international treaty.// The team has been banned from carrying out research in most Eur...

A need for new stem cell lines

... lawmakers would like to see so-called therapeutic cloning -- which, unlike reproductive cloning, will never ...d measure, would outlaw the act of therapeutically cloning a human embryo. It would also ban the importation of products derived from therapeutic cloning. Vog...

A novel augmentation

...ransplant. Such transplants would be engendered by cloning from a patient's own cells and would therefore have no problems of negation. Makoto Asashima, who led the team, said the technology could provide an option to donor transplants. His team refined thousands of embryo cells in a retinoic acid solution...

The route to fertilization

...ys that it could be useful in genetic engineering, cloning and in vitro fertilisation. Not to be confused with nitrous oxide, or 'laughing gas', nitric oxide plays an important role in human physiology. It maintains blood pressure and flow by keeping our blood vessels open - a significant discovery for card...

Pig cloning for organs

Researchers say they've taken a major step toward cloning pigs whose hearts, lungs and kidneys could be safe...of the shortage of human organs.// Using the same cloning technique that created the sheep Dolly, scientists say they produced four piglets without one of two...

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

... keeper of the product.'' D'Esopo does not mention cloning when talking about DNA storage to clients, said Janet Klett, director of community service for the funeral home, which has locations in Wethersfield and East Hartford. Klett felt that this facility should be offered to them with the understanding tha...

Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells

...ells into desired mature cell types. This type of cloning is not intended to produce an offspring, but instead to produce an embryo that has stem cells are made specifically for treating a specific patient's disease....

American scientists alter gene makeup of babies

...e field of Genetics, the ethical issues related to cloning continue to haunt the medical fraternity. ...

DNA and clones

...vealed the first clues to the high failure rate of cloning and gene therapy - the concentration of genes at t...t that geneticists working on technologies such as cloning and gene therapy need to much more keenly target the genes at the core of the nucleus.Dolly the shee...

A new horizon

...white blood cells. A combination of stem cell and cloning techniques may make it possible to grow from scratch human tissues for use in transplants. At a cloning conference in London this week, a leading UK embryologist predicted the technologies would enable sc...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

... lawmakers would like to see so-called therapeutic cloning -- which, unlike reproductive cloning, will never ...k, R-Kan., would outlaw the act of therapeutically cloning a human embryo. It would also ban the importation of products derived from therapeutic cloning. Vog...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

...ties, strengthening the rational that reproductive cloning of humans should be banned.// However, the researc...hnology still could be used safely for therapeutic cloning techniques, such as producing embryonic stem cells to treat diseases ranging from Parkinson's to dia...

First Human Clone born

...ew with AFP, Ms.Boisselier, president of the human cloning society Clonaid said that the girl was born by cae...y the Raelians to achieve the first human birth by cloning was carried out in secrecy, it was not immediately possible to obtain any independent scientific con...

SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe

...atten, who was part of Hwang’s team, says that the cloning of dogs is a step towards the cloning of canine stem cells. Stem cells can currently only be cloned in mice and human cells. “Once stem ce...

Milk from cloned cows and meat safe to use: But at what cost?

Successful cloning has been a dream come true for the scientists who ...to eat. Canada holds the credit when it comes to cloning techniques, with Canadian Scientists having proved themselves following the success regarding Starbu...

Fluorescent markers to distinguish Trypanosoma brucei strains causing Sleeping Sickness

...treatment, thus eliminating the need for laborious cloning steps. The markers presented in this study broaden the spectrum of tools available for experimental studies on multiple-genotype infections. They are fundamentally different from isoenzyme analysis and other genotyping approaches in that they allow ...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...derans institute, said his group's efforts in hair cloning have shown promise so far in mice. He hopes studies in people can begin next year. He said follicles that grow from the transplanted cells should resist balding, because they come from a part of the head that balding doesn't touch. Ordinary hair tr...

British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim

...y Fertility Centre, which made headlines in May by cloning embryos, told the newspaper: 'Desperate patients might be tempted, but false hope is not hope. There are all sorts of ethical issues that this kind of unregulated work throws up. There are no animal tests, no checks on where the embryos are coming fr...

Human neurons grown in the brains of mice

...s carrying disease traits, perhaps derived through cloning techniques from cells of living patients, might be injected into normal animal brains. Similarly, if a drug candidate is found, it might first be given to chimeric mice to study the drug's effect on human cells in a living system before proceeding...

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