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Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic

At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.

Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Barsakelmes Natural Reserve in Kazakhstan. Photo courtesy of zapovedniki-mira.com
UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves

A Kazakhstani site has been added to the UNESCO list of protected biosphere nature reserves.

UNESCO adds Kazakhstani site to list of biosphere reserves
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
Face value: How fertile women spot rivals

It is not only animals that rely on physical cues to gauge the fertility of potential rivals for a mate.

Face value: How fertile women spot rivals
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Kazakh scientists suggest adding live bacteria to cattle's feed

Kazakh researchers from Almaty-based Kazakh National Technical University have developed bio pellets that facilitate growth of livestock.

Kazakh scientists suggest adding live bacteria to cattle's feed
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Revival of Przewalski's horses continues in Kazakhstan

Przewalski's horses will be brought from the Nuremberg Zoo to Kazakhstan in Spring 2016.

Revival of Przewalski's horses continues in Kazakhstan
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DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back

DNA molecules attached to the outside of a rocket may be able survive a trip to suborbital space and back into the Earth's atmosphere at extremely high temperatures.

DNA may survive trip to suborbital space and back
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Sturgeon may inhabit Kazakhstan's northern regions first time ever

An entrepreneur from Akmola Oblast Adil Galimov has bred large sturgeons in artificial ponds from Astana.

Sturgeon may inhabit Kazakhstan's northern regions first time ever
Worms, flies and humans: how we are related
Worms, flies and humans: how we are related

Biologists said the genetic machinery of humans, fruit flies and roundworms was similar in many ways, a discovery that could help basic research.

Worms, flies and humans: how we are related
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river

An enormous flock of cormorants has occupied uninhabited islands on the Irtysh river right near the bridge in Semey, Kazakhstan.

New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river
Tiny 'living fossil' found in New Zealand waters
Tiny 'living fossil' found in New Zealand waters

A microscopic marine creature believed to have been extinct for four million years has been found alive and well in New Zealand waters, researchers said.

Tiny 'living fossil' found in New Zealand waters
Vladimir Shvidchenko, Director of Agrobiological Research Center. ©Tengrinews.kz
Kazakh diet potatoes: New healthy alternative

Kazakhstani plant-breeders have produced a new type of vitamin intensive potatoes that can be red, blue or even purple depending on the breed.

Kazakh diet potatoes: New healthy alternative
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New quest to study 'living fossil' coelacanth

French and South African biologists will dive to deep-sea caves in the Indian Ocean next month in a bid to locate the coelacanth, the "living fossil" fish whose history predates the dinosaurs.

New quest to study 'living fossil' coelacanth
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Fists came first for hand evolution, scientists suggest

Biologists say the human hand is a wonder of evolution, providing dexterity that lets our species perform activities as diverse as bricklaying, writing, ice hockey and brain surgery.

Fists came first for hand evolution, scientists suggest
Charles Darwin. Photo courtesy of emersonket.com
Darwin earns 4,000-plus votes in US election

Charles Darwin earned more than 4,000 votes in a US congressional race from voters protesting the unopposed candidacy of an ardent creationist.

Darwin earns 4,000-plus votes in US election
Genetics scientists. ©REUTERS/Jo Yong hak
Kazakhstan geneticist bred embryo of chicken with crocodile's head

"Crocochicken" was bred by Kazakhstan resident Arkhat Abzhanov, head of Harvard genetics laboratory.

Kazakhstan geneticist bred embryo of chicken with crocodile's head
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Kazakh-flag-color roses coming soon

A group of horticulturists lead by biologist Yelizaveta Aivazi are working on a new rose cultivar Astana based on Japanese Suntory's blue rose.

Kazakh-flag-color roses coming soon
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