The EPA is now in charge of regulating the use of Oxitec’s strain of Aedes aegypti, genetically engineered to reduce populations of the insects.
July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
June 18, 2015|
Johnson & Johnson agrees to use Emulate’s blood-clot device in three of its preclinical drug programs.
June 8, 2015|
A federal advisory panel supports the US Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the first drug for female sexual dysfunction.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers use the genome-editing tool to mutate binding pockets and identify potential anti-cancer drug targets.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
April 24, 2015|
The short interfering RNA-based therapy TKM-Ebola protects monkeys from the viral strain still circulating in West Africa.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
April 21, 2015|
In the midst of a debate about an experimental drug’s early approval, the US Food and Drug Administration requests that full trial results be released.
April 7, 2015|
Biotech company Genervon has requested accelerated approval for its experimental ALS drug after a small but promising Phase 2 trial. Patients advocate for its acceptance, while researchers urge caution.