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First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man's Skin

Eighteen years ago, scientists in Scotland took the nuclear DNA from the cell of an adult sheep and put it into another sheep's egg cell that had been emptied of its own nucleus. The resulting egg was implanted in the womb of a third sheep, and the result was Dolly, the first clone of a …

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon. How Does that Happen? | The Takeaway | WNYC

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

Astronomy

Chinese President Xi Jinping touches down for a pivotal European tour

Chinese President Xi Jinping was greeted by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima as he arrived in the Netherlands for the start of his first European trip since coming to power.<p>He and wife Peng Liyuan will visit France, Germany and Belgium on a tour expected to be dominated by trade.<p>A …

The wolf hunt returns to France as species makes a European comeback

Conservation groups furious as government allows limited hunting of protected grey wolf amid rise in attacks on farm animals<p>As day broke, around 50 French hunters, wolf lieutenants and local farmers stood motionless, rifles in hand, gazing silently into the forest of Caussols in the Alpine …

Accused of killing two white girls in South Carolina, George Stinney Jr was tried and electrocuted at the age of 14 in just 83 days. As a judge ponders whether to quash the verdict, Karen McVeigh speaks to the families involved and wonders if his name will ever be cleared http://gu.com/p/3nk7t/fb

Michelle Obama says internet access should be 'universal right'

Michelle Obama has declared that access to the internet should be a universal right, in a rare and controversial foray into the world of international politics during a cultural visit to China.<p>The US first lady, who is on a week-long trip to the communist state with her daughters and mother, risked …

Russian forces storm Ukraine's Crimea airbase

Gunshots have been fired and blasts heard at a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea after Russian forces smashed through the facility’s outer perimeter.<p>Footage from an overhead security camera, recorded the moment a Russian armoured vehicle shunted past a Ukrainian military truck and stormed the entrance at …

Exposed: the exploitation of girls in UK gangs

The government is facing intense pressure to prevent more young girls from being lured into criminal gangs, as a shocking report exposes how they are subjected to brutal sexual exploitation and used to hide weapons and carry drugs for male gang members.<p>The study uncovers an appalling "parallel …

The climate change deniers have won

The American Association for the Advancement of Science came as close as such a respectable institution can to screaming an alarm last week. "As scientists, it is not our role to tell people what they should do," it said as it began one of those sentences that you know will build to a "but". "<i>But</i> …

When robots take our jobs, humans will be the new 1%. Here's how to fight back

Will you be replaced by a machine? There's nearly a 50-50 chance, according to a recent study by Oxford University researchers who found that 47% of the labor market in the US alone is at risk of being mechanized out of existence. Approximately 702 jobs thus far held by humans are now threatened by …

North Korea tests rockets as US and Seoul carry out military drills

North Korea has launched a number of short-range rockets for a second day according to South Korea.<p>As many as 16 were fired into the sea on Sunday to add to the 30 launched 24 hours earlier.<p>Pyongyang claims the rocket tests are routine exercises.<p>Seoul says the rockets were fired in protest over the …

NATO commander warns of Russian threat to separatist Moldova region

BRUSSELS/FEODOSIA, Ukraine (Reuters) - NATO’s top military commander said on Sunday Russia had built up a “very sizeable” force on its border with Ukraine and Moscow may have a region in another ex-Soviet republic, Moldova, in its sights after annexing Crimea.<p>Russia was acting more like an …

1,300 year-old mummy and her intimate tattoo

Hospital scans help British Museum discover the secrets Egyptians took to their grave, including one woman’s intimate tattoo<p>Wrapped in bandages and caricatured as figures of terror in Hollywood movies, Egypt’s mummies have long captivated and bewildered scientists and children alike.<p>Now a new …