De-extinction: How far should humans go in resurrecting lost species?

De-extinction: How far should humans go in resurrecting lost species?

The science of resurrecting lost species takes many forms, but collectively it has become known as “de-extinction.” According to advocates ...

Chlamydia is killing koalas—will genetics find a cure?

The following is an excerpt. Why do some koalas die from chlamydia and an AIDS-like retrovirus whereas others manage to ...

From fat to fuel: GM bacteria could convert waste into energy

The following is an edited excerpt. Plant waste has long been seen as a possible source of sustainable biofuels, and new ...
Scientists dash hopes for dinosaur cloning

Scientists dash hopes for dinosaur cloning

Well this might put a crimp in Steven Spielberg's plans to make "Jurassic Park IV." A team of scientists in ...