Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction
Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction
Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 
Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction
Scientists Seek to Kill Genetic Test for Same-Sex Attraction

Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 

Direct-to-consumer “How Gay Are You?” app sold by GenePlaza has been criticized for being misleading and irresponsible. 

pharma & biotech
Sanger Institute Accused of Misusing African DNA Samples
Sanger Institute Accused of Misusing African DNA Samples
Kerry Grens | Oct 15, 2019
Whistleblowers allege the institute intended to commercialize a research tool based on the material, a violation of agreements with African scientists who collected the sequences.
UCB Cuts $2.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Ra Pharma
UCB Cuts $2.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Ra Pharma
Catherine Offord | Oct 14, 2019
The move will allow the Belgium-headquartered biopharmaceutical giant to boost its work on treatments for rare diseases.
Opinion: Taxpayers Should Cover Portion of Patent Costs
Opinion: Taxpayers Should Cover Portion of Patent Costs
Paul R. Sanberg | Oct 9, 2019
Federal grant support for technology transfer at universities will strengthen the national innovation system.
Genome-Edited Hornless Cows’ Offspring Are Healthy: Study
Genome-Edited Hornless Cows’ Offspring Are Healthy: Study
Kerry Grens | Oct 9, 2019
All six calves inherited the gene for preventing horn growth, but four also got a piece of the plasmid used to introduce the sequence to their dad—complicating regulatory approval.
Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton Enables Paralyzed Patient to Walk
Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton Enables Paralyzed Patient to Walk
Emily Makowski | Oct 4, 2019
The machine cannot be used outside of the lab yet, but the results are promising.
Image of the Day: Tunabot
Image of the Day: Tunabot
Emily Makowski | Sep 25, 2019
This fish-inspired robot swims at greater speeds than previous ones.
Image of the Day: Flying Fish RobotImage of the Day: Flying Fish Robot
Image of the Day: Flying Fish Robot
Emily Makowski | Sep 18, 2019
The developers envision their device could be used to collect water samples in hazardous environments.
Biogen, Eisai End Two Late-Stage Trials for Alzheimer’s Treatment
Biogen, Eisai End Two Late-Stage Trials for Alzheimer’s Treatment
Emily Makowski | Sep 16, 2019
The widely expected move comes months after the companies scrapped trials of another Alzheimer’s drug.
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 6, 2019
Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.