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Scientists clone monkeys, raising excitement and concern

Monkey see, monkey duplicate. Chinese scientists have cloned monkeys using the same technique that Scottish reseachers devised to create Dolly the sheep in 1990s. More than two decades later, the result of that technology — furry identical macaques named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua — …

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Here’s one way to avoid getting sick this winter

The key to staying healthy this winter may be to look more closely at the people around us to determine if they’re sick — while keeping at a distance. A new study shows that signs more subtle than coughing or sneezing can actually indicate that someone is …

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One simple blood test could diagnose two types of cancer

Infrared spectroscopy – used to identify and study chemicals – used in blood tests could potentially diagnose lymphoma and melanoma, a new study found. Researchers at Georgia State University used the technique to analyze blood samples from mice with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and melanoma and found that it …

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