A group from the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Portland cloned monkey stem cells, according to this news report. In their not-yet-published work, researchers replaced the nucleus of unfertilized money eggs with skin cell nuclei.
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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.
Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.
Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.
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