The time is right, says Martin Bobrow, to improve the governance of research involving animals that contain human genetic or cellular material.

Regulators must look past visceral disgust about human–animal hybrids. Strict but sensible rules are needed for research on hybrid embryos and chimaeric animals that could produce therapies. (Editorial)

Regenerative medicine crossed another milestone this week when scientists at the University of Lund in Sweden demonstrated the direct conversion of skin tissue cells into nerve cells.

Dinosaur-Like Wipeout May Be Triggered In 300 Yrs, But It

Scientists of the University of Delhi, in a collaborative programme involving researchers from other leading institutions in the country, have rediscovered five species of frogs believed extinct long ago.

Chalazodes Bubble-nest Frog ( Raorchestes chalazodes), was last reported in 1874 from the Kalakkad-Mundanthurai region in the western ghats in south India.

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Proceedings of the ninety eighth session of the Indian Science Congess, Chennai, 2011.

Scientists claim to have discovered a strain of bacteria that seems to be able to grow on arsenic, a well-known poison.

SCIENTISTS have always believed that phosphorus is essential to life. But a recent finding, which was reported in Science Express, the early online version of the reputed journal Science, has claimed evidence that would demolish this long-held view. A team of U.S.

Breakthrough Paves Way For Treatment Of Parkinson

A Singapore consortium led by the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) is mimicking nature to produce a new chemical-free, anti-bacteria plastic