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Bariatric Surgery Cuts Cancer Risk for Women

...ity. "We know if you get rid of excess fat a whole lot of things get better." Bariatric surgery should not be seen as the treatment of last resort, roslin said. "Seeing this as the treatment of last resort will wind up costing us more. We will be paying for years of diabetes, we will be paying for years ...

Joan Massagué wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine

... Nobel Prize in Medicine; Angelika Schnieke, of the Technical University of Munich (Germany); Bruce Whitelaw, an expert in transgenic animals from the roslin Institute (United Kingdom); Dario Alessi, of the Scottish Institute for Cell Signalling (United Kingdom); Robin Lovell-Badge, of the National Institut...

First Commercially Cloned Dog Delivered to Florida Family

...ed species. The license was granted by Start Licensing, Inc. and applies to the somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) cloning patents developed at the roslin Institute for the cloning of Dolly the sheep. ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/01/prweb1926124.htm . ...

Cloned Canine Celebrates Her 1st Birthday

...ogs, cats and endangered species. This exclusive license was granted by Start Licensing, Inc. and applies to the SCNT cloning patents developed at the roslin Institute for Dolly the sheep, the first cloned adult mammal. For more information on the Best Friends Again auction go to www.bestfriendsagain.c...

Start Licensing, Inc. Further Strengthens Position in Cloning Industry With New Patents

...patents are part of a portfolio of patents and patent applications owned by roslin Institute that are directed to foundational somatic cell nuclear transfer (...athan Thatcher, Chairman of Start Licensing. "The technology covered by the roslin patents and patent applications has been widely adopted and has increasingl...

Not just humans benefit from animal biotechnology

...he potential to increase the effectiveness of genetic selection, even for traits that are difficult or take a long time to measure, said Sang from the roslin Institute Department of Gene Function & Development Edinburgh United Kingdom. The key point here is that it is now possible to identify individual ani...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...e University of Edinburgh National CJD Surveillance Unit working with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, the Neuropathogenis Unit at the roslin Institute and CSL Behring, However, more research is urgently needed to ensure that the technique, which has been applied to brain tissue, can be a...

EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market

...e to the forefront in 1996 when Dolly, a ewe, became the first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult cell. She was cloned at the roslin Institute in the UK and died after six years. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

'Hen Factories' To Synthesize Cancer Drugs

...th cancer has significantly increased. The roslin Institute near Edinburgh, Scotland, specializes...oned sheep. In a novel research, scientists at the roslin Institute have recently developed a way of pooling...treatment. In this joint venture between the roslin Institute, the US Biotech firm, Viragen, and the B...

No Pills Just Omelets

... announces the world’s first genetically altered chicken eggs that can be used to produce drugs like those used to treat cancer. Scientists of the roslin Institute at Edinburgh, Scotland have claimed to create a flock of 500 chickens //that will lay eggs that can be used to create life saving drugs. ...
Roslin in Biological News

Research consortium to sequence turkey genome

...ver the turkey genome sequence rapidly to the wider scientific community." David Burt, professor in the Department of Genomics and Genetics at the roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, United Kingdom, commented: "Having both the chicken and turkey genome sequences will enable, ...

Chicks to give scientists clearer picture of fetal development

...ssion of genes that control development. The research coordinated by The roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the MRC Hum..., to be used as a tool to teach development. Professor Dave Burt, of the roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, said: "The chick atlas has the benefit ...

Europe develops new technologies to boost health of livestock

...and societal dimension therefore featured strongly during the ESF workshop, according to convenor Bruce Whitelaw, Head of Developmental Biology at the roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Scotland. There was a very thought provoking presentation by Kenneth Boyd (from Environment...

Special chip provides better picture of salmon health

...f Important Traits in Salmon) being carried out by scientists at the Universities of Stirling, Aberdeen and Cardiff, together with ARK Genomics at the roslin Institute and researchers at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science. Funding for the project is from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Res...
Roslin in Biological Technology

Start Licensing, Inc. Welcomes FDA's Finding of Safety of Food From Cloned Animals

... intellectual property rights related to animal reproductive technologies, including foundational nuclear transfer cloning technology developed at the roslin Institute. The nuclear transfer patents managed by Start have been upheld by the US PTO in three separate patent interference proceedings and in oppos...

Human cloning plans get blessing from British government

...c stem cells to become motor neurons. Read more about the recent UW breakthrough in human motor neurons. Wilmut and Paul de Sousa of Scotlands roslin Institute, with Kings College London researcher Christopher Shaw, have been granted a license by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to g...

Competition for stem cell research is fierce

...lready busy making their own investments and attempting to bring the new field into their backyard. Cezars previous experience includes work at the roslin Institute in Scotland, DeForest-based Infigen, Pharmacia and Pfizer. She will now work at the UW-Madison Department of Animal Sciences on efforts to s...
Roslin in Biological Definition

Cloning

...f Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center Cloned Cats in Texas Cloning News from Genome News Network (GNN) Discussion of cloning from the roslin Institute - creators of Dolly the sheep Cloning timeline : from CNN Green Light to Cloning in Britain Cultural and social considerat...
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