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EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing
Catherine Offord | Jan 18, 2018
Crops produced using mutagenic technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from regulatory laws governing GMOs, according to the published opinion.
European Medicines Agency to Move to Amsterdam
Shawna Williams | Nov 20, 2017
A coin toss decides the agency’s post-Brexit home once it departs from London.
Scientists’ Expectations for Brexit Mostly Grim
Catherine Offord | Sep 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.
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
Catherine Offord | Sep 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.
UK’s Brexit Team Lacks a Science Advisor
Shawna Williams | Jul 18, 2017
Advocacy groups call for the role to be filled.
E.U. to Identify Endocrine Disrupters in Pesticides
Diana Kwon | Jul 6, 2017
The proposed criteria for seeking out the chemicals were criticized by a number of groups, including scientific societies and environmental advocates.
European Court OKs Vaccine Lawsuits Lacking Proof
Bob Grant | Jun 22, 2017
The European Union’s highest court issued a ruling yesterday that allows plaintiffs to sue vaccine makers without providing scientific evidence of harm.
Brexit Will Cost U.K. Research Funding, Report Indicates
Ashley P. Taylor | May 24, 2017
Clinical medicine and biosciences are among the UK disciplines that receive the most EU funding.
Macron’s Election Win Cheered by Scientists
Ashley P. Taylor | May 8, 2017
The future French president’s goals are pro-science, yet he will need parliamentary support.
UK Government Guarantees EU Funding
Jef Akst | Aug 16, 2016
British scientists will continue to receive grants from the European Union, including its flagship program Horizon 2020.