Genetically Engineered Animals
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/nwrageadmin/d6.nwrage.org/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 13.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/nwrageadmin/d6.nwrage.org/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.

TEST-TUBE MONKEY BORN

Genetically Engineered Animals

SOURCE: Shanghai Daily, China
AUTHOR: Xinhua, China
URL: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=373493&type=National
DATE: 12.09.2008

CHINESE scientists have bred the country's first testtube monkeys, in the first step toward breeding genetically engineered monkeys for scientific research.

Dr Sun Qiang of the Shanghai-based East China Normal University led the primate research group to create the seven macaques, a type of monkey fond of eating crabs.

DEFORMED CALVES DON'T ENHANCE NZ'S IMAGE, AGRESEARCH

Genetically Engineered Animals

SOURCE: Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, New Zealand
AUTHOR: Press Release
URL: http://www.greens.org.nz/node/19715
DATE: 04.09.2008

A huge press statement by AgResearch today in which it tries to justify its application to genetically engineer a wide range of animals, plus human and monkey cells, inadvertently shows sad downsides to GE research such as deformed foetuses and calves.

MUTANT MONKEYS BRED TO CONTRACT BRAIN DISORDER

Genetically Engineered Animals

SOURCE: The Times, UK
AUTHOR: Mark Henderson
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/science/article3958803.ece
DATE: 19.05.2008

Monkeys have been genetically engineered to contract Huntington's disease in a controversial experiment that could aid the development of treatments for the brain disorder.

The rhesus macaque monkeys carry the mutant gene that causes Huntington's in humans and are the first primate models of the disease.

Altering goats with human genes

Genetically Engineered Animals

By Chris Bowman April 29, 2008

James Murray knows his experiments with human genes and goats give some people the creeps.

Crossing anything human with four-legged hoofers evokes images of mythical half-man, half-animal centaurs from ancient Greece.

In reality, genetically altered goats look and behave no differently from regular ones - both are just as eager to gnaw Murray's sleeves and untie his shoes at the goat barn.

"Could you get your grubby paws off?" the University of California-Davis professor asked of his inquisitive test subjects during a recent tour.

GE Mosquitoes: FEAR OVER IMPACT ON ECOLOGICAL SYSTEM

Genetically Engineered Animals

SOURCE: The New Straits Times, Malaysia
AUTHOR:
URL: http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Sunday/National/2224854/Article/i...
DATE: 27.04.2008

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are not against new technologies to fight the dengue scourge but are against the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) which may cause more harm than good.

Syndicate content