Biotech

How Nanotech Powers Precision Medicine

3 days ago   |   Scientific American

It's behind everything from narrowly targeted drug delivery to microchips you can swallow
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Trump to sign order simplifying agricultural biotech regulations: White House

4 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump is signing an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline regulations governing agricultural biotechnology, the White House said.
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Trump to sign executive order to streamline regulations on biotech plants: Sources

4 days ago   |   CNBC


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The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial

5 days ago   |   Wired

A 32-year-old murder case got its first arrest after police turned to genetic genealogy. Now the technique's legality is getting scrutiny in the courtroom.
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FAQ: How Does New Trump Fetal Policy Impact Medical Research?

8 days ago   |   Scientific American

Changes could endanger promising medical research
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Trump Administration Halts Fetal-Tissue Research by Government Scientists

9 days ago   |   Scientific American

Policy also requires ethics review for any grant applications to the National Institutes of Health that involve fetal tissue
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Congress Is Debating-Again-Whether Genes Can Be Patented

10 days ago   |   Wired

Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms.
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Congress Revives Ban on Altering the DNA of Human Embryos Used for Pregnancies

10 days ago   |   Scientific American

Some scientists had called for lifting the ban to allow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to evaluate the new technologies
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America's science students say they want to work for space, healthcare, and biotech groups - and also Disney

America's science students say they want to work for space, healthcare, and biotech groups - and also Disney

11 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Employer branding specialists Universum just released their annual rankings of the most attractive employers in the US for 2019. Among students in the natural sciences, several...
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A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos

12 days ago   |   Wired

Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives.
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Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul

LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and... Read more ...

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

Authorities say a plane blew tires while landing at Newark airport, sending it skidding across the runway before coming to a halt. Read more ...

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

O.J. Simpson is now on Twitter and says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Fresh off nearly a decade in prison, O.J. Simpson launched a new Twitter account Friday night with a selfie video in which he says he's "got a little getting even to do." Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first Mass since fire

It's been two months since a massive fire ravaged the iconic cathedral. Read more ...

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

AP source: Yanks near deal to get Encarnación from Mariners

CHICAGO - A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees are close to getting slugger Edwin Encarnación in a trade with the Seattle Mariners. Read more ...

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis decision highlights Knicks' grim reality

Anthony Davis and LeBron James got exactly what they wanted Saturday - a trade to the Lakers for the Pelicans' disgruntled big man - and one fewer superstar target remains on... Read more ...

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

NHL trade news: Blackhawks acquire Olli Maatta from Penguins for Dominik Kahun

The Blackhawks have been looking for a defenseman and they got a good one. Read more ...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE - Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on... Read more ...

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

Cubs' Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation

LOS ANGELES - The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. Read more ...