- February 15, 2017 | BY
Appeals panel sides with the Broad Institute in a landmark case over who should own the rights to CRISPR, a gene editing technology transforming research.
- February 14, 2017 | BY
Using mouse cells to grow rat organs opens a window to cures for diseases like diabetes. But is the technology outpacing the ethics?
- February 10, 2017 | BY
Can we bring back sea ice, genetically modified bacteria fighting cancer and using DNA to track wild pigs.
Scientists Get Down and Dirty With DNA to Track Wild Pigs
(NPR Science, 2/7/17, Rae Ellen Bichell)
Wild hogs inflict $1.5 billion in damage on United State property each year. But biologists can now track feral swine through environmental DNA ...
- February 9, 2017 | BY
What do you do when your cell bank strains produce inconsistent results? MicroPyles Case No. 4.
- February 6, 2017 | BY
Horseshoe crabs, beluga whales and microbes on Mars. A Q&A with Mystic Aquarium Scientist-in-Residence and Charles River Senior R&D Director Norman Wainwright.
- February 3, 2017 | BY
Why lychees were making children sick in India, progress on the Zika vaccine front, personalized tumor-homing cells.
- February 1, 2017 | BY
In drug development, you have to be first to market; the returns for coming in second are slim.
- January 31, 2017 | BY
Modifications in disease models that used to take months or years, can now be achieved in several weeks
- January 27, 2017 | BY
Using tomato genetics to build a tastier fruit, why salmonella-infected mice eat more, using polymers to navigate drugs through stomach acid.
- January 26, 2017 | BY
Two studies push the envelope on interspecies transplants, but also raises the ethical debate another octave,