A scientist displays samples collected during the census of ...
Oct 14th, 2011
(Reuters) - A scientist displays samples collected during the census of the endangered mountain gorillas inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, about 550 km (341 miles) west of Uganda's capital Kampala October 14, 2011. The census of the critically endangered mountain gorilla is being conducted by the Uganda Wildlife Authority in Bwindi, which is known to have more than half of the world's mountain gorillas. Teams comprising of rangers and wardens from Uganda, Rwanda and Congo are assembled in the Ruhija sector of the park to begin the pre-census sweep. REUTERS/Edward Echwalu (UGANDA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS) -
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - After more than 15 years of failures by scientists around the world and one outright fraud, biologists have finally created human stem cells by the same technique that produced Dolly the cloned sheep in 1996: They transplanted genetic material from an adult cell into an egg whose own DNA had been removed. The r... [Full Article]