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EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing

By | 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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Organophosphates jeopardize dozens of species, a federal review finds.

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The new policy affects academic and nonprofit grants and cooperative agreements exceeding $50,000. 

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Members of Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Fired

By | January 3, 2018

The move follows mass resignations from the council in June. 

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French President Emmanuel Macron awards millions of euros in research funding to climate scientists who will relocate from the U.S. and elsewhere to France.

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The proposed tax on graduate tuition waivers would significantly increase students’ taxable income.

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Hundreds of Pterosaur Eggs Discovered in China

By | November 30, 2017

The fossil booty includes some eggs with embryo remains inside, and points to group nests involving long-term parental care.

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The approval of the Roundup ingredient follows an extensive debate amidst conflicting evidence over the health effects of the world’s most popular weed killer. 

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The 10-micrometer-long flagellate cell might have a big story to tell about the evolution of eukaryotes.

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An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.

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