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Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Controversial experiment: Chinese add human gene to monkey brains

Once again Chinese researchers are being condemned for an experiment involving genomics. The controversy comes from an effort to insert a human brain gene into eleven monkey embroyos. The  five surviving monkeys did not have bigger brains but their brains »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Animal auction raises questions

A semi-annual and rather unusual auction took place this past weekend in a rural community about 90 kilometres northwest of Toronto. Auctions are common in rural areas, but not what this one was selling.  Instead of tractors, or horses, this »