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2005

1st stem cells grown to match specific patients (May 20, 2005)

Homolka, others must give DNA sample under new law (May 20, 2005)

Canada to invest $5.3 million for stem cell research (March 31, 2005)

Women's X chromosome unique, analysis reveals (March 16, 2005)

Canada's abortion rate dips slightly (Feb. 11, 2005)

Cowboy hopes stem-cell surgery will let him walk again (Feb. 9, 2005)

Dolly the sheep creator OK'd to clone human embryos (Feb. 8, 2005)

Dog epilepsy gene discovered (Jan. 7, 2005)

2004

Pet cat cloned for $50,000 US (Dec. 23, 2004)

Fat stem cells used to repair girl's damaged skull (Dec. 17, 2004)

Ottawa asked to approve genetically modified salmon (Dec. 8, 2004)

Swiss will allow stem cell research (Nov. 28, 2004)

Halifax team first to clone insect (Nov. 3, 2004)

German doctors grow jaw bone replacement in man's back (Aug. 27, 2004)

Britain OKs human embryo clones for research (Aug. 11, 2004)

Scientists question confidentiality of genetic databases (July 8, 2004)

'Mighty mouse' gene helps super-strong boy (June 23, 2004)

Fertility doctor calls for gender selection regulations (May 26, 2004)

Canadian fertility doctors expect new law to add delays (May 25, 2004)

Fertility clinic revisits original test tube technique (May 20, 2004)

Britain opens world's first stem cell bank (May 19, 2004)

Monsanto shelves GM wheat (May 10, 2004)

Donating frozen embryos to science poses moral dilemma (March 26, 2004)

Reproductive technologies bill gets Senate committee approval (March 3, 2004)

Harvard offers scientists new, free stem cells (March 3, 2004)

Stem cell cloning proves principle, no medical advance (Feb. 12, 2004)

Scientists clone human embryo (Feb. 12, 2004)

2003

Shortage of embryos hinders stem cell research (Dec. 5, 2003)

Researchers analyse key chromosome (Oct. 22, 2003)

Genetically modified trees planted in Quebec (Oct. 20, 2003)

Scientists call for ban on human cloning (Sept. 22, 2003)

Mare gives birth to her identical twin (Aug. 6, 2003)

Genetically matched baby sparks ethical debate (June 19, 2003)

Geneticists surprised by rice genome (June 5, 2003)

Scientists reveal complete sequence of human genome (April 14, 2003)

Scientists clone endangered Asian cattle (April 8, 2003)

DNA discovery turns 50 (Feb. 28, 2003)

Dolly the cloned sheep dies (Feb. 14, 2003)

Australia's first cloned ewe dies mysteriously (Feb. 7, 2003)

Scientists skeptical of second clone claim (Jan. 4, 2003)

Parents of 'clone' may not allow DNA tests (Jan. 1, 2003)

2002

Sect claims to have cloned human baby (Dec. 27, 2002)

Scientists question human cloning claims (Dec. 20, 2002)

Stanford to open stem cell research institute (Dec. 11, 2002)

Genetic defects may explain cloning failures (May 27, 2002)

Gene linked to reproductive cloning problems (May 14, 2002)

Stem cell guidelines 'strike a delicate balance' (March 4, 2002)

Stem cell research rules to be released Monday (March 3, 2002)

Scientists clone 'carbon copy' cat (Feb. 14, 2002)

Dolly the cloned sheep has arthritis (Jan. 5, 2002)

2001

Tough new restrictions on the way for reproductive technologies (Dec. 12, 2001)

Cloned human embryo sparks ethics debate (Nov. 25, 2001)

Canada still wrestling with stem cell decision (Aug. 10, 2001)

Bush backs limited stem cell research (Aug. 9, 2001)

Pope to Bush – don't allow stem cell research (July 23, 2001)

'Sex sorter' could produce more daughters (July 4, 2001)

Fund aims to help couples, celebrate first test tube baby (May 30, 2001)

U.S. Congress hears arguments on human cloning (Mar. 28, 2001)

Ottawa delivers rules on reproductive technology (May 3, 2001)

Ottawa heads into ethical minefield of reproductive technologies (May 3, 2001)

Government to ban human cloning (May 2, 2001)

Report supports human stem cells research (March 29, 2001)

U.S. Congress hears arguments on human cloning (March 28, 2001)

A little engineering could improve your hearing (March 26, 2001)

Federal government plans to move on cloning law (March 12, 2001)

Doctors push ahead with efforts to clone humans (March 9, 2001)

Whipping fat cells into shape – literally (Feb. 27, 2001)

Canadian research furthers stem cell growth (Jan. 30, 2001)

Province pours research funding into Ottawa (Jan. 26, 2001)

Britain allows cloning of human embryos for research (Jan. 23, 2001)

American company working on human clone (Jan. 4, 2001)

2000

'Frozen' twins born in Singapore (Dec. 29, 2000)

Blood discovery furthers stem cell research (Dec. 28, 2000)

Cloned bull could change face of farming (Dec. 19, 2000)

Dead brains become source for new cells (Nov. 6, 2000)

Morning-after pill to be sold over the counter in B.C. (Oct. 26, 2000)

New method of birth control found to be more effective (Oct. 25, 2000)

Birth control pills may increase risk of breast cancer (Oct. 10, 2000)

Cloning – new way to save endangered species? (Oct. 10, 2000)

Greenpeace wants Canada to say no to patents on life (Oct. 5, 2000)

Could two men conceive a child? (Sept. 25, 2000)

Canadian scientists unveil clone of legendary bull (Sept. 20, 2000)

U.S. gives go-ahead to human embryonic cell research (Aug. 23, 2000)

Pigs join family of cloned animals (Aug. 17, 2000)

UK scientists say human cloning should be allowed (Aug. 16, 2000)

Cloning first – scientists transplant embryonic stem cells in mice (Aug. 15, 2000)

Seminar on sperm donation sparks lively debate (Aug. 12, 2000)

New birth control pill could delay menopause (July 20, 2000)

Men may soon be on birth control pill (July 16, 2000)

Fertility drugs and technologies need tougher regulation (June 27, 2000)

Scientists complete map of human genetic code (June 26, 2000)

Canadian fertility research could help cancer patients (June 26, 2000)

Fertility expert calls for in-vitro coverage (June 21, 2000)

Canadians give conditional support to cloning: survey (June 16, 2000)

Birth control ads on TV (May 5, 2000)

Teen sex debate continues in Stonewall (May 4, 2000)

Cloning know-how could help make babies (Apr. 29, 2000)

Japanese cabinet wants to ban human cloning (Apr. 14, 2000)

Cloned bulls waiting to become proud fathers (Mar. 24, 2000)

Retina cells discovery may cure damaged eyes (Mar. 17, 2000)

First Dolly – now Dotcom (Mar. 14, 2000)

PGD: are doctors playing God? (Mar. 7, 2000)

Patent on human cloning a 'mistake' (Feb. 21, 2000)

Scientists copy nature to clone monkey (Jan. 13, 2000)

Scientists use stored cells for cloning (Jan. 4, 2000)

1999

Stem cell research year's biggest story: Science (Dec. 16, 1999)

Couple seeks coverage for fertility treatment (Nov. 19, 1999)

New in-vitro method ups chance of pregnancy (Nov. 17, 1999)

Ottawa approves 'morning-after' pill (Nov. 5, 1999)

Cloning of mammoth may be hairier than predicted (Oct. 27, 1999)

Medicare doesn't have to cover in vitro fertilization: N.S. Court (Sept. 14, 1999)

Guideline change raises sperm concern (July 8, 1999)

Health Canada fertility probe shows sperm safety lacking (July 7, 1999)

Tests for women using Calgary fertility clinic are a precaution (July 6, 1999)

Canadians selling human eggs (May 21, 1999)

Montreal scientists clone goats to create silk from milk (Apr. 27, 1999)

McGill researchers unlock secret of cell programming (Feb. 17, 1999)

Scientists turn brain cells to blood cells (Jan. 21, 1999)

25-year study suggests The Pill safe (Jan. 8, 1999)

1998

Canadian parents bank on cord blood (Dec. 8, 1998)





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