Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
Planet of the Apes? Chinese scientists create monkeys with human brain genes
Chinese scientists have implanted human brain genes into monkeys, in a study intended to provide insights into the unique evolution of human intelligence.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:48
Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’
SCIENTISTS in Finland have developed what they believe is the world’s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause a global food crisis.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
Chinese scientists create artificial DNA molecule
BY EDITING chromosomes - the DNA molecules that carry an organism’s genetic information - Chinese scientists have created a yeast strain with all the genetic information fused into a single chromosome, rather than the customary 16 for this species.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 07:14
Scientists create embryos, hope to save near-extinct rhino
Months after the death of Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, scientists said Wednesday they have grown embryos containing DNA of his kind, hoping to save the subspecies from extinction.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:06
Scientists create first human-pig embryos
MIAMI - Scientists have for the first time grown embryos that contain a combination of pig and human stem cells, in a step toward one day growing transplantable organs, a study said Thursday.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00
Scientists create 'designer' chromosome
PARIS - Scientists have created the first man-made chromosome for a complex-celled organism -- a feat hailed Friday as a big step towards acquiring the controversial ability to redesign plants or animals.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00
Scientists create brain-to-brain interface in experiment with rats
New York - Neuroscientists reported Thursday that they created a brain-to-brain electronic link between two rats and showed that there was direct and real time communication via the link.