Author Archives: Nicole Sharp

Virgin birth not unique to Mary after all

Nicole Sharp looks at the reproductive strategy parthenogenesis, in the animal kingdom.

Human-Pig Chimeras To Solve Organ Donor Shortage

The story of the Minotaur, with the head of a bull and the body of a man, slayed by Prince Theseus in the heart of a maze, is an old one. However, scientists’ recent attempts to create human chimeras (organisms made of cells from two genetically different types of cells) as organ donors are anything […]