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First monkey clones created in Chinese laboratory

First monkey clones created in Chinese laboratory

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your deviceTwo monkeys have been cloned using the technique that produced Dolly the sheep.Identical long-tailed macaques Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua were born several weeks ago at a laboratory in China.Scientists say populations of monkeys that are genetically identical will be useful for research into human diseases.But critics say the work raises ethical concerns by bringing the world closer to human cloning.Qiang Sun of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Neuroscience said the cloned monkeys will be useful as a model for studying diseases with a genetic basis, including some cancers, metabolic and immune disorders."There are a lot of questions about primate biology that can be studied by having this additional model," he said. Zhong Zhong was born e...
Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

Sports
Jurgen Klopp was delighted by Liverpool's win over MariborTuesday, October 17, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt his players fully deserved their record-breaking 7-0 Champions League victory in Maribor.Two goals apiece from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino and efforts from Philippe Coutinho, a first club strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the Reds' best ever away win in European competition.After one win in eight matches, having created but not converted numerous chances, Klopp was delighted to make the breakthrough in style."It will give the players a lot of confidence," he said."I was told about the record after the game and I didn't know about it."The wonderful history of this club can feel like a back-pack at times so it is nice to write our...
New EasyJet airline created for Brexit

New EasyJet airline created for Brexit

Business
EasyJet is creating a new airline so it can continue flying in the European Union after Brexit.It has applied for a new air operator certificate in Austria at a cost of £10m.The budget airline said the application process was "well advanced" and it hoped to receive the accreditation "in the near future".It will allow the low-cost carrier to establish easyJetEurope, which will have its headquarters in the Austrian capital Vienna.Since the 1990s, EU airlines have been free to fly between any two points in Europe.This is planning for a worst case scenario should Britain fail to negotiate the same aviation freedoms it currently enjoys as a member of the EU.The company said the move would enable the airline to operate flights both across Europe and domestically within Europe once Britain exits