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Chinese Cloning Researcher Arrested
Bob Grant | Oct 14, 2014
Anticorruption officials have charged a professor at China Agricultural University with misusing government research funds.
Korean Stem Cell Film Tops Box Office
Bob Grant | Oct 9, 2014
A movie based on the Woo Suk Hwang cloning scandal is popular in South Korea, but the plotline strays from reality.
Hwang Convictions Upheld
Jef Akst | Feb 28, 2014
Just two weeks after discredited stem cell scientist Woo Suk Hwang received a US patent for his fraudulent work, his luck runs short as his convictions of embezzlement and bioethics violations are upheld.
Patent Granted for Fraudulent Science
Kerry Grens | Feb 17, 2014
The US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded patent protection to refuted discoveries on human stem cells.
Mice Cloned From Blood Drops
Chris Palmer | Jun 28, 2013
Mice have been cloned from single drops of blood taken from their tails using the same technology that produced Dolly the sheep.
Errors in Landmark Stem Cell Paper
Dan Cossins | May 24, 2013
A study demonstrating the production of human stem cells through cloning contained several mislabeled images, but the authors insist the results are real.
Reviving an Extinct Pigeon
Dan Cossins | Mar 18, 2013
The passenger pigeon was hunted to extinction 99 years ago, but researchers are planning to use DNA from museum specimens to bring the bird back to life.
Speaking of Science
Staff | Mar 1, 2013
March 2013's selection of notable quotes
A Reprogramming Histone
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 29, 2012
The scientist who pioneered cloning has found that a histone may act as a cellular reset button.
Cloning Biologist Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 12, 2012
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.