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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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
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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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