The first pure cloned mammal comes under a cloud

SCIENTISTS studying bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or mad cow disease agree that there is a risk that BSE may have passed into flocks of sheep and goats in the United Kingdom. These sheep

Island sheep may help resolve a fierce debate in ecology about population crashes. British researchers are using sheep populations on St Kilda, a remote archipelago off the west coast of Scotland, to

it is feared that several Victorian

The possibility of human cloning after a sheep has been cloned recently, seem hardly welcome as critics raise questions about humankind's propensity to breach ethics by abusing powerful technologies

The Edinburgh event has been followed by one more 'successful' cloning incident. Barely a week after the world said hello to Dolly, a group of scientists in Oregon, US, claimed, albeit unofficially,

The UK was at the receiving end when the European Court of Justice ruled recently that a ban on export of live sheep imposed by it on Spain, was unlawful. The Luxembourg court ruled that the UK

A contagious disease, similar to rinderpest and first observed in the Ivory Coast in 1940, has surfaced among sheep and goats in south India

The EU council of ministers has agreed to introduce electronic tags for millions of sheep and goats across Europe by the end of 2009. The move is part of a strategy to prevent epidemics of contagious

A local remedy for controlling a parasitic disease works wonders for sheepbreeders in the Peruvian highlands