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Scientists Clone John Muir's Famed Giant Sequoia Tree

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November 10, 2013
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Horticulturists successfully cloned 130-year-old sequoia planted by John Muir. The clone will help preserve the dying original sequoia.


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Cloned Fluorescent Dogs for Medical Research

Cloned Fluorescent Dogs for Medical Research

EFE (Aug. 18, 2011) — A group of South Korean scientists have been able to clone genetically-modified dogs with fluorescent properties that could one day help find a cure for human diseases.
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Bears Captured on Camera "Twerking" in National Park

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Buzz60 (July 31, 2013) — A park ranger in Alberta, Canada pointed a camera at a tree that bears use to mark their scent, and wound up capturing video of the bears appearing to get their groove on as they rub "twerk"-style against the tree.
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Potted Christmas Trees Make a Greener Holiday in France

Potted Christmas Trees Make a Greener Holiday in France

AFP (Dec. 15, 2012) — A Christmas tree that's a bit greener. That's the idea behind eco-friendly holiday trees that are replanted after use. A farmer in central France opened his reusable Christmas tree farm this year and is hoping the concept takes off.
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