- Biologists studying birds' longevity, survival, genetics Updated: May-27-16 5:02 am
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Overhead, high-pitched cackles echoed through the sky Wednesday as two peregrine falcons circled closely above the 12-story Sycamore Building in downtown Terre Haute.
- How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors? Updated: May-23-16 5:31 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers.
- President Obama honors UW scientist with Medal of Science Updated: May-19-16 11:23 am
SEATTLE - President Obama is giving the National Medal of Science to a University of Washington scientist credited with connecting a gene mutation with breast cancer.
- Database launched to gather, study DNA from Midwestern twins Updated: May-18-16 6:24 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Researchers who study how genes and the environment influence people's health are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest will contribute DNA to a new database that might provide insight about traits and diseases specific to the region.
- Report: Genetically altered food safe but not curing hunger Updated: May-17-16 1:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Genetically manipulated food remains generally safe for humans and the environment, a high-powered science advisory board declared in a report Tuesday.
- Local judge tosses Josephine County ban on GMO crops Updated: May-17-16 11:13 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - A Josephine County judge has struck down a local ban on genetically engineered crops, pointing to a state law that prevents local anti-GMO rules.
- Fight over GMO labeling law moves to Vermont Updated: May-13-16 1:42 pm
DOVER, Delaware - A federal judge in Delaware says a legal battle between the Dupont Co. and Vermont officials over genetically modified foods should play out in Vermont.
- Opponents of Vermont GMO law find friendly audience in Fargo Updated: May-12-16 5:35 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A group of food producers and other advocates of genetically modified food gathered in one of the smallest states in the country Thursday to speak out against product labeling requirements set to become law in an even smaller state.
- Cayman Islands to deploy genetically modified mosquitoes Updated: May-05-16 6:32 pm
MIAMI - British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.