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Scientists Create Chicken With Dinosaur Snout

Scientists have manipulated chicken embryos to grow snouts similar to those of dinosaurs. No, it’s not a publicity stunt for the upcoming “Jurassic World.” Instead, a team of Yale and Harvard scientists wanted to study how beaks appeared as dinosaurs started evolving into birds around 150 million years ago. 132 more words

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Corrupt Flesh: New Stem Cell May Eventually Generate Human Organs In Animals

Scientists have discovered a novel kind of stem cell that could one day generate cells and tissues for any kind of organ in the human body – a development that may potentially help the 30 Americans who die every day due to a shortage of organ donors. 493 more words

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Tasty And Abundant Future? Feeding Tomorrows Billions Means Lab-Grown Meats, A-I Designed Recipes And More

Food and agriculture accounts for about 5.9% of the global GDP. Global food retail sales alone account for about $4 trillion/year, and food accounts for 15% of what American households spend each year. 876 more words

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Watch These 3D Printed Organs Beat Like Hearts

There’s something almost alchemical going on at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Scientists there have genetically transformed skin cells into heart cells and used them to 3D print mini-organs that… 288 more words

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Confirmed: First Human Embryo Gene Editing Reported In China

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Human embryos are at the centre of a debate over the ethics of gene editing.

In a world first, Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos. 1,119 more words

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Man-Made DNA Trials To Begin

Pioneering trials using man-made DNA begin in battle against cancer, ebola, flu and HIV with scientists saying the treatment could be the key to defeating them… 322 more words

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