China generates world’s first transgenic tree shrew

“Cell Research,” a famed Chinese academic journal, is reporting the creation of the world’s first transgenic tree shrew by Kunming Institute of Zoology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The research is said to be important for humanity. Despite looking like rodents, tree shrews are actually primates, as humans are. …

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British pop star George Michael dies aged 53

“It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period,” the publicist said in a statement. Thames Valley Police said the ambulance service had attended a property in Goring in Oxfordshire, where the singer lived, …

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