Before being called Dolly, the cloned female sheep was code-named "6LL3."
Just one single blood cell was used to clone this mouse.
A non-profit group called the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive wants to use the world's oldest trees for reforestation.
Earth is running out of animals. Or rather, Earth is suffering from an overabundance of some animals (namely humans and cows) and a serious lack of others. Brazil is taking some initiative by starting a program to clone animals from species at risk of going extinct, including black lion tamarins, maned wolves, and jaguars.
It's been sixteen years since Edinburgh scientists cloned a sheep and named it Dolly, but their sophomore effort appears even better: they've gone back to the studio and created some new brain tissue. Human brain tissue, that is.
The mammoth became extinct approximately 10,000 years ago, but that's not stopping scientists from Japan and Russia from planning to clone one within the next year. Well-preserved bone marrow recently found in a mammoth thigh bone uncovered from the permafrost soil in Siberia is key to the plan.
Guys, Jurassic Park is coming true! Well, a much less dangerous and exciting version of it, at least: scientists say they should have a cloned woolly mammoth within four years.
Dolly was the first mammal ever cloned from an adult cell. She was born in 1996 to three Moms and no Dad, and after she died in 2003 she was stuffed and put on display in a museum in Scotland. But now, she's back. Four of her.
Meet Lancey, the first commercially cloned dog, delivered to Edgar and Nina Otto on Monday. The Ottos bid and won an auction to receive a genetic duplicate of their beloved Labrador named Sir Lancelot, who died in January of...
Prolific author Michael Crichton died this week. He practically invented the techno-thriller genre — scientifically complex stories tempered with strongly human characters (his last novel will be posthumously published next year). Our sister site SCI FI Wire has a...