Coming Soon to a Store Near You – Genetically Modified Cashmere Sweaters?

In China, scientists have used a genetic editing technique to change a single gene in goats resulting in yes, you heard right, better cashmere...

The sky is falling! 800 million viruses fall from the sky every day

In British Columbia, a study from the University of British Columbia found that more than 800 million viruses are deposited per square meter every...

Get dirty to fight skin cancer – Dirt microbe kills melanoma cells

In Oregon, researchers at Oregon State University found that a type of soil-dwelling bacterium produces molecules that induce death in melanoma cells, The molecule...

Cleveland Clinic Joins Genome Study Looking for Patients Both Healthy and with Cancer

In Ohio, the Cleveland Clinic joined the Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas, a national clinical trial that is looking for 7,000 cancer patients and 3,000...

Cannabalism found deep under seabed with microbes

In Germany, researchers at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich completed a study that shows that in order to survive, microorganisms found deep under...

Worries and wondering abound for Galveston National Laboratory in Texas

In Texas, Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding in the Galveston area is causing people to wonder about the safety of the Galveston National...

Better Lambs Being Produced in New Zealand Thanks to Wharetoa Genetics

In New Zealand, Wharetoa Genetics has long thought it had better ewes and rams that offered higher profits for lamb farmers than competitors. But...

Estonia to genotype 100K citizens in 2018

In Estonia, the government allocated €5 million ($5.9 million) to support the genotyping of 100,000 people in the Northern European country next year. The...

23andMe granted first FDA approval for cancer genetic testing

In California, 23andMe, Inc., received the first-ever FDA authorization for a direct-to-consumer genetic test for cancer risk. The authorization allows 23andMe to provide customers,...

Agathos Biologics expanding and hiring in 2018

In North Dakota, startup Agathos Biologics is hiring new staff in 2018 to grow its business of using genetic engineering to provide biological materials...

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