- Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist Updated: Feb-05-16 6:55 am
LONDON - Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related to his creation of wind pipes made from patients' stem cells.
- Report: It's ethical to test embryos from DNA of 3 people Updated: Feb-03-16 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON - It's ethical to test a provocative new fertility technique that would prevent mothers from passing on rare but devastating diseases by creating embryos from the DNA of three people - dad, mom and an egg donor - advisers to the government said Wednesday.
- Animal rights group files complaint for escaped goat Updated: Feb-02-16 4:44 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An animal welfare group has filed a complaint with U.S. Department of Agriculture about an escaped research goat that remains on the loose.
- Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments Updated: Feb-01-16 3:42 pm
LONDON - In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.
- AP News Guide: Facts about gene editing as Britain OKs study Updated: Feb-01-16 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Britain's decision to allow researchers to edit the genes of human embryos - not to create babies but to start unraveling the earliest stages of development - is raising new questions about the ethics of this hot new technology.
- University of Oklahoma fined for animal testing violations Updated: Jan-25-16 3:38 am
- LSU wood science professor charged with fraud Updated: Jan-09-16 3:22 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Louisiana State University professor has been arrested after he was accused of forging students' signatures to collect reimbursement from fake travel vouchers and of other instances of fraud valued at about $16,500.