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Archive Gallery: PopSci Hunts For Mythical Beasts
Abominable snowmen, sea serpents and dragons, oh my!
How a female-only line of salamanders ‘steals’ genes from unsuspecting males
Kleptogenesis gets a little less mysterious in a new study.
Research on Red, Eastern Wolves’ Ancestry Questions Protected Status Of Possible Hybrids
Hybrid species may not be currently protected under the Endangered Species Act
Turn Animated Characters From Games Into Movable 3-D Printed Beasts
Imaginary creatures rule the universes of various video games, maybe none more notably than the fantastical beasts you can create...
Video: Jellyfish Made From Silicone and Rat’s Heart Cells Swims and Beats Like a Heart
Despite being one of the most alien-looking things on Earth, the mechanism jellyfish use to swim is similar in some...
The First Drug Made by Genetically Modified Plants is Approved for Human Use by the FDA
Big news on the pharma front today: for the first time the U.S. Federal Drug Administration has approved a drug...
Bacteria Can Quickly Swap Genes With Each Other Through A Global Network
Bacteria swap genetic information as readily as people can share digital data — there are no cultural, political or systemic...
UK Researchers Urge Rules Governing Creation and Use of Human-Animal Hybrids
A new regulatory group should be formed to oversee experiments that mix animal and human DNA, British researchers said Friday....
How To Genetically Modify a Seed, Step By Step
Using nature as a guide, geneticists build plants with qualities evolution could never produce
British Academy To Look Into Ethics of Human-Animal Genetic Hybrids
But are they locking the barn door after the horse-men have cantered out?