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EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing

By Catherine Offord | January 19, 2018

Crops produced using mutagenic technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from regulatory laws governing GMOs, according to the published opinion.

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European Medicines Agency to Move to Amsterdam

By Shawna Williams | November 20, 2017

A coin toss decides the agency’s post-Brexit home once it departs from London.

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Scientists’ Expectations for Brexit Mostly Grim

By Catherine Offord | September 12, 2017

Some researchers have already been negatively affected by the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union, though opinions on the eventual outcome remain mixed.

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U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research

By Catherine Offord | September 7, 2017

The government’s new position paper on science and innovation after leaving the E.U. takes a positive tone, but has frustrated researchers with its lack of detail.

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UK’s Brexit Team Lacks a Science Advisor

By Shawna Williams | July 18, 2017

Advocacy groups call for the role to be filled.

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The proposed criteria for seeking out the chemicals were criticized by a number of groups, including scientific societies and environmental advocates.

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The European Union’s highest court issued a ruling yesterday that allows plaintiffs to sue vaccine makers without providing scientific evidence of harm.

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Clinical medicine and biosciences are among the UK disciplines that receive the most EU funding.

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Macron’s Election Win Cheered by Scientists

By Ashley P. Taylor | May 8, 2017

The future French president’s goals are pro-science, yet he will need parliamentary support.

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UK Government Guarantees EU Funding

By Jef Akst | August 16, 2016

British scientists will continue to receive grants from the European Union, including its flagship program Horizon 2020.

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