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Cloning – Boon Or Bane?

The subject of human cloning is shrouded in controversy, right from its conception. On the other hand therapeutic cloning, which is sometimes misunderstood as reproductive cloning, is not the creation of an offspring but instead, vital stem cells are taken ... Read More »

Enzyme key to ageing identified

Washington, July 11 (ANI): Scientists from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have identified an enzyme that plays a crucial role in the process of aging. Lead researcher Dr. Abbe de Vallejo, associate professor of Paediatrics and Immunology, has found ... Read More »

Scientists sequence bee-killing parasite genome

Washington, June 5 (ANI): The genome of a parasite that can kill honey bees has been sequenced by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. Nosema ceranae is one of many pathogens suspected of contributing to the current bee population decline, termed ... Read More »

Gene linked to narcolepsy identified

London, May 4 (ANI): Researchers have identified a gene linked to narcolepsy, a disorder that causes disabling daytime sleepiness, sleep attacks, irresistible bouts of sleep and disturbed sleep at night. The gene is known for its role in the immune ... Read More »