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New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist


New Scientist
You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

The neurobiology of fruit fly courtship helps illuminates human ... - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Two fruit flies meet in an acrylic mating chamber and check each other out. It's the insect version of speed dating for science.
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Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry

Washington - United States

2002 report issued by the President's Council on Bioethics. Includes definitions, history, and policy recommendations.

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    Genetics - Cloning

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    The President's Council on Bioethics: Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry

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Human Cloning
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Wikipedia: Human Cloning
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The creation of a genetically identical copy of an existing human or growing cloned tissue from that individual.

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Human Reproductive and Therapeutic Cloning
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Looks at the process that could be used to clone humans, why people would want to clone themselves, and the controversy surrounding cloning.

Human Cloning and Genetic Modification
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Human Cloning Foundation (HCF)
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The non-profit Human Cloning Foundation started the Web site in February 1998. On the 23rd of November of that year, the Foundation was incorporated in the state of Georgia. The non-profit Human Cloning Foundation(HCF) exists to promote human cloning and other forms of biotechnology. Cloning technology can be used to cure diseases and prolong life. The HCF believes that blood can be cloned, organs can be cloned, and that infertility can be cured