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Ants breathe like human beings

WASHINGTON – Experiments on ladybugs, crickets and ants have for the first time shown how insects breathe — without lungs, but in some ways similar...

Tokyo to ignore cloning claims

The Japanese government on Friday shrugged off an announcement by a controversial sect of the birth of a cloned baby in Japan where cloning is banned....

Test-tube babies vulnerable to eye cancer,...

PARIS – Test-tube babies may be vulnerable to eye cancer, Dutch doctors warn, in the third study in as many months to suggest that children born to in-vitro...

East Africa sets up science council

DAR ES SALAAM – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have set up a joint Science and Technology Council for East Africa (EA) in an attempt to boost science and...

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Psychologists warn on cloning

Scientists who cloned Dolly the sheep at Britain’s Roslin Institute, made it clear from the outset that they did not intend it for human beings.

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China’s space target

Four decades after the first manned space flight of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, China aims in 2003 to become the third country after the US and Russia...

Pumpkin seeds, relief for prostate

When I was a small boy, I had some pretty antisocial habits. One of these was to engage in wee-up-the-wall competitions with my mates.

Germs to eat buveera

Scientists in India say they have found a way of luring germs to eat up plastics. If their discovery is successfully applied, then the world will have...

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Prince William honors two Ugandan...

Prince William, who is also Duke of Cambridge, handed Obwona the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award for his dedication as a ranger protecting the wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park.