News Analysis

Most Recent

Making science global

By | May 22, 2002

From Friday, researchers in over 100 developing nations will have low-cost Internet access to more than 2,000 biomedical journals under a major WHO initiative.

0 Comments

Stephen Jay Gould dies

By | May 21, 2002

Controversial evolutionary biologist succumbs to cancer he had battled for 20 years.

0 Comments

Can sequences turn a profit?

By | May 16, 2002

The public release of the draft mouse genome sequence reopens the debate on the commercial viability of genome sequencing.

0 Comments

2002 Royal Society Fellows

By | May 13, 2002

The UK's Royal Society has announced the election of 42 new Fellows and six Foreign Members.

0 Comments

Smallpox debate flares again

By | May 9, 2002

World Health Assembly to decide whether to keep or destroy deadly virus.

0 Comments

2002 National Academy Fellows

By | May 1, 2002

The US National Academy of Sciences today announced the election of 72 new members.

0 Comments

Mexican study confirms GM contamination of maize

By | May 1, 2002

Mexican researchers are set to publish evidence supporting the hotly disputed claims of GM contamination of the Mexican maize crop.

0 Comments

Bargain-basement research

By | April 26, 2002

A hard-hitting new report says Britain has some of the best scientists in the world but not the research funding to match.

0 Comments

Hague meeting targets biopiracy

By | April 24, 2002

The UN Biodiversity Congress last week produced guidelines to curb biopiracy but they don't satisfy ecoactivists.

0 Comments

Support for use of animals in research

By | April 24, 2002

The UK government has set out in full for the first time its policy on the use of animals in medical research.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Broad Wins CRISPR Patent Interference Case
    Daily News Broad Wins CRISPR Patent Interference Case

    The USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board has ruled in favor of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard retaining intellectual property rights covered by its patents for CRISPR gene-editing technology.

  2. Henrietta Lacks’s Family Seeks Compensation
  3. Cannibalism: Not That Weird
    Reading Frames Cannibalism: Not That Weird

    Eating members of your own species might turn the stomach of the average human, but some animal species make a habit of dining on their own.

  4. Can Plants Learn to Associate Stimuli with Reward?
Business Birmingham