The Superpowers of Genetically Modified Pigs
The Superpowers of Genetically Modified Pigs
Scientists have engineered swine that pollute less, fend off disease, and produce more meat, but you won’t find them outside experimental farms . . . yet.
The Superpowers of Genetically Modified Pigs
The Superpowers of Genetically Modified Pigs

Scientists have engineered swine that pollute less, fend off disease, and produce more meat, but you won’t find them outside experimental farms . . . yet.

Scientists have engineered swine that pollute less, fend off disease, and produce more meat, but you won’t find them outside experimental farms . . . yet.

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Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2018 | 2 min read
The approach, which has never before been successfully attempted in primates, could lead to improved animal models for human biology and disease.
Study: Cloned Sheep Age Normally
Tanya Lewis | Jul 26, 2016 | 3 min read
The animals, some of which were cloned from the same tissue as Dolly, appeared as healthy as non-cloned sheep, a study suggests.
Mitochondria Swap
Kate Yandell | Jul 15, 2015 | 3 min read
Researchers generate patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells corrected for mitochondrial defects.
SCNT Picks Up Steam
Kate Yandell | Apr 28, 2014 | 4 min read
Study confirms that somatic cell nuclear transfer, an alternate method of creating patient-specific pluripotent stem cells, can be used to reprogram adult cells.
Mice Cloned From Blood Drops
Chris Palmer | Jun 28, 2013 | 2 min read
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 | 2 min read
A study demonstrating the production of human stem cells through cloning contained several mislabeled images, but the authors insist the results are real.
New Stem Cells on the Block
Dan Cossins | May 15, 2013 | 3 min read
By reprogramming human fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells with somatic cell nuclear transfer, scientists have come up with a viable alternative to iPSCs.
A Reprogramming Histone
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 28, 2012 | 2 min read
The scientist who pioneered cloning has found that a histone may act as a cellular reset button.  
New Way to Make Embryonic Stem Cells
Amy Coombs | Oct 5, 2011 | 3 min read
A breakthrough in somatic cell nuclear transfer opens the possibility of producing human embryonic stem cells with a patient’s own genes.