maio 28, 2008

Cloning news

A clonagem apesar de ser um assunto deveras polémico, já se instalou para ficar. Neste blog tentaremos estar atentos às novidades sobre este assunto e que muitas vezes passam despercebidas ou são propositadamente pouco publicitadas. Ficarão referenciadas pela etiqueta clonagem.

March 26, 2007 — South Korean scientists who created the world's first cloned dog said Monday they have cloned two females of an endangered species of wolf.
A team led by Lee Byung-Chun and Shin Nam-Shik, veterinary professors at Seoul National University, said the cloned wolves were born in October 2005.
"They were the world's first cloned wolves but we decided to disclose our achievement today,". "They are healthy and growing well."
Cloned Meat O.K. to Eat,

Dec. 28, 2006 — Food from cloned animals is safe to eat. After more than five years of study, the Food and Drug Administration concluded that cloned livestock is "virtually indistinguishable" from conventional livestock.
FDA believes "that meat and milk from cattle, swine and goat clones is as safe to eat as the food we eat every day.

Human Embryos Crafted From Three People
Associated Press
Feb. 5, 2008 -- British scientists have created human embryos containing DNA from two women and one man, a procedure that could potentially prevent conditions including epilepsy, diabetes and heart failure.
Though the preliminary research has raised concerns about the possibility of genetically modified babies, the scientists say that the embryos are still only primarily the product of one man and one woman.

Jun 2008- Production of Cloned Pigs from Salivary Gland-Derived Progenitor Cells

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