CLONING

  • An insight into cloning of buffaloes June 19, 2014

    CNNIBN visits the National Dairy Research Institute in Haryana to get an insight into the cloning of buffaloes. ...
  • Watch: Master Yoda returns in the trailer of 'Star Wars - The Clone Wars' February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A new trailer of 'Star wars - The Clone Wars' has been released by the makers of the film. The trailer features Master Yoda wondering about the absence of a Jedi. The series was originally aired on Cartoon Network. ...
  • Apple, Google clamp down on Flappy Bird clones; reject games with 'Flappy' in the name February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to cash in on the popularity of the nowdefunct Flappy Bird game, other developers are apparently coming up with games with the word "Flappy" in the title, but it seems that Google and Apple are cracking down on them and are preventing the clones from hitting...
  • Even before iPhone 5C launch, its Chinese clone Goophone 5C announced August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: When the iPhone 5 arrived in September last year, Chinese clones also hit the market at almost the same time. It seems to be a repeat of the same story with the rumoured iPhone 5C. GooPhone that had made news with the iPhone 5 clone is now all...
  • AP: Three members of white collar criminal gang arrested May 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: Three members of an interstate white collar criminal gang who allegedly indulged in fraudulent transactions worth over Rs 3 crore from across the country, including the national capital, were arrested on Tuesday, the police said. The accused, including Anshul Thapar from Ludhiana, K Govardhan from Chitoor in Andhra Pradesh...
  • Scientists finally create human stem cells through cloning May 15, 2013

    New York: 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...
  • Human cloning possible within 50 years: Scientist December 20, 2012

    London: Scientists may progress to human cloning within half a century, a top British scientist who won this year's Nobel prize for medicine has predicted. The advancement could help parents who lose their children in accidents to clone "copies" to replace them. Sir John Gurdon, whose work on cloning frogs...
  • India Positive: Rare stories of courage and willpower June 9, 2012

    Watch stories of individuals who are driven by their dreams to do something beyond the ordinary and bring about a change in others' lives. ...
  • World's 1st cloned pashmina goat a boost for Kashmir June 8, 2012

    Ganderbal: The world's first cloned Pashmina goat Noori has gotten a new lease of life for the Kashmiri farmers. Scientists are hopeful that she will be able to reproduce soon, giving new hope to the study aimed at boosting pashmina trade. In less than three months Noori's weight has tripled and...
  • Kashmir clones world's first Pashmina goat March 17, 2012

    It took two years of research for the Kashmir scientists to clone the goat. ...
  • Michael Jackson wanted to clone himself July 7, 2009

    London: Michael Jackson was so scared of dying that he wanted to clone himself. He wanted to live forever, says the singer's driver. A website reports that Jackson, who died last month of cardiac arrest, had apparently attended a conference in Las Vegas on human cloning with his friend Uri Geller,...
  • S Korean experts clone glowing dogs April 29, 2009

    Seoul: South Korean scientists say they have engineered four beagles that glow red using cloning techniques that could help develop cures for human diseases. The four dogs, all named "Ruppy" a combination of the words "ruby" and "puppy" look like typical beagles by daylight. But they glow red under...
  • Vatican terms the morningafter pill a sin December 13, 2008

    Vatican City: The Vatican on Friday said life was sacred at every stage of its existence and condemned artificial fertilisation, embryonic stemcell research, human cloning and drugs which block pregnancy from taking hold. A longawaited document on bioethics by the Vatican's doctrinal body also said the socalled "morning after pill" and...
  • Eyebrows raised with Beyonce's new whitewashed look August 12, 2008

    Madonna's life is an open book with her brother launching his book, My Life With Madonna. Pop diva Beyonce Knowles is in the eye of the storm for her 'whitewashed' look. And Star Wars is back with The Clone Wars, the first movie of the series to have its own...
  • South Korean company clones worlds first puppy August 7, 2008

    Seoul, South Korea: A South Korean company says it has successfully cloned the world's first commercial puppy. An American woman reportedly paid $50,000 to have her late pit bull cloned five times. He died in 2006 but now his clone is back after a South Korean company replicated the...
  • Watch trailer: Star war this summer with The Clone Wars May 13, 2008

    This summer will see the release of the latest installment of the Star Wars series The Clone Wars. Here's a sneak peek at the animation feature. ...
  • Now mobile phones can be hijacked and cloned March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Double roles are not relegated to filmdom, for now, even mobile phones can be duplicated. Police have sounded alarms on dangers of mobile cloning. If you have received a huge phone bill for calls you've never made, chances are you're a victim of phone cloning. As a victim, Anand Prakash...
  • US company claims to have created cloned humans January 22, 2008

    New Delhi: In what could be a major breakthrough, a Californiabased company, Stemagen Corp, is claiming that it has created five cloned human embryos from adult skin cells in the hope of eventually making matched stem cells for patients. The Stemagen team used a technique called Somatic Cell Nuclear...
  • Cloned food to enter human food chain January 18, 2008

    Get ready for cloned animal food to enter the human food chain sometime in the next five years in the US. In Europe, however people are skeptical, especially in France where the government is calling for more research. Science says yes to cloned animals in the food chain. The researches...
  • Dolly's creator abandons cloning November 17, 2007

    London: Professor Ian Wilmut, Creator of the sheep Dolly has decided to shun cloning, leaving the scientific world in a state of shock. His decision to turn his back on therapeutic cloning came some days after researchers in the United States had announced a breakthrough in the cloning of primates. Professor...
  • How safe are cloned animal products? January 9, 2007

    Maryland (United States): How safe are the milk and meat from cloned cows? While the Food and Drug Administration says its safe, a Maryland dairy farmer, Greg Wiles, who has cloned cows Cyagra Z and Genesis Z for five years, is not convinced. From the normal, healthy one everything has been...