- Using new gene drive to create malaria-resistant mosquitoes Updated: Nov-23-15 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON - California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove - using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
- UF researchers find hope in battle against citrus greening Updated: Nov-23-15 12:34 pm
LAKE ALFRED, Florida - Researchers at the University of Florida say they have good news in the war against citrus greening: genetically modified citrus trees that show enhanced resistance to the disease.
- What's for dinner? Genetically engineered salmon OK'd by FDA Updated: Nov-19-15 10:48 pm
WASHINGTON - What's for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States.
- Delegation critical of FDA on genetically modified salmon Updated: Nov-19-15 2:32 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's "livid" at the federal Food and Drug Administration's approval of genetically modified salmon for human consumption.
- Gates hoping to inspire love of STEM through genealogy Updated: Oct-30-15 1:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. hopes to trigger a love for science, technology and math among American students by turning them on to searching for their family roots.
- Sanford clinical trials study breast cancer genetic changes Updated: Oct-30-15 2:16 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A new Sanford Health clinical trial is exploring how genetic changes that occur during breast cancer could help in fighting the disease.
- EU lawmakers block opt-out from GMO rules Updated: Oct-28-15 11:36 am
BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers have rejected a draft law that would have allowed countries to ban certain genetically modified food and animal feed even if the produce was authorized by EU authorities.
- Research on Ice Age burials offers new insight Updated: Oct-27-15 10:46 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Genetic research into the ancient remains of two infants found near the Tanana River may have revealed how the Americas were populated.
- Michigan State gets $5.8M grant to improve potato production Updated: Oct-27-15 4:02 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Michigan State University researchers have received a $5.8 million federal grant to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia.