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Cloning News
September 25, 2020

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Where Did the Asian Longhorned Ticks in the US Come From?

The invasive population of Asian longhorned ticks in the United States likely began with three or more self-cloning females from northeastern Asia, according to a new study. Asian longhorned ticks ...

Bacteria Made to Mimic Cells, Form Communities

Scientists have found a way to make single-celled bacteria behave like stem cells, differentiating into genetically unique individuals as they ...

Harvesting Wild Genes Gives Crops Renewed Resistance to Disease

A global alliance of researchers has pioneered a new method to rapidly recruit disease-resistance genes from wild plants for transfer into domestic crops. The technique promises to revolutionize the ...

Mouse Pups With Same-Sex Parents Born in China Using Stem Cells and Gene Editing

Researchers were able to produce healthy mice with two mothers that went on to have normal offspring of their own. Mice from two dads were also born ...
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'Lipid Asymmetry' Plays Key Role in Activating Immune Cells

A cell's membrane is composed of a bilayer of lipids, and the inside-facing layer is made of different lipids than the outside-facing layer. Because different lipids create membranes with ...

Diet or Regular? Decoding Behavioral Variation in Ant Clones

Clonal ants appear to be diverse in responding to sweetened water, suggesting epigenetic regulation in behavioral variation and colony ...

No Sex for All-Female Fish Species

They reproduce through gynogenesis. Their offspring are clones of the mother. According to established theories, the Amazon molly should have become extinct a long time ago. A new study shows how the ...

New Tech for Controlling Genetic Inheritance and Genome Engineering

In 2015, biologists developed a breakthrough technology known as "active genetics," which results in parents transmitting a genetic trait to most of their offspring (instead of 50 percent ...

For the First Time in Humans, Zika Syndrome Susceptibility Linked to Genetic Background

About 6 percent to 12 percent of the babies born from mothers infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy will have the ...

Meet Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the First Monkey Clones Produced by Method That Made Dolly

The first primate clones made by somatic cell nuclear transfer are two genetically identical long-tailed macaques have recently been born. Researchers named the newborns Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua after ...

Radiographs of Dolly's Skeleton Show No Signs of Abnormal Osteoarthritis

Original concerns that cloning caused early-onset osteoarthritis (OA) in Dolly the sheep are unfounded, report ...

How Yellow and Blue Make Green in Parrots

Many brightly colored birds get their pigments from the foods that they eat, but that's not true of parrots. Now, researchers reporting a study of familiar pet store parakeets -- also known as ...