Human-monkey chimera embryos created in lab for first time

Scientists have created human-monkey chimera embryos for the first time.  everett225/Depositphotos – By Michael Irving 2021 Apr 15 – In a breakthrough new study, scientists have created human-monkey chimera embryos for the first time. These chimeras pave the way for more accurate models of …

 

Are mass shootings an American epidemic?

Police stand near the scene where multiple people were shot at the FedEx Ground facility on 2021 Apr 16, in Indianapolis. AP Photo/Michael Conroy – By Lacey Wallace, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Penn State 2021 Mar 29 — Updated 2021 Apr 16 …

How many states and provinces are in the world?

There are so many different states – and provinces, districts, regions and lander!  Getty Images – By Vasabjit Banerjee, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Mississippi State University 2021 Apr 12 8.27am EDT – Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. …

This Insect Has Plant DNA in Its Genome

Whiteflies have a gene only found in plants that appears to allow the tiny insects to withstand plants’ chemical defenses A tiny, aphid-like whitefly sitting on a leaf. (Jixing Xia and Zhaojiang Guo) – By Alex Fox SmithsonianMag.Com 2021 Mar 30 – A …