Biotechnology

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

Nov 15, 2018

'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company

Early results boost hopes for historic gene editing attempt

Sep 5, 2018

Early results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect, but it's too soon to know whether it ultimately will succeed

Researchers win prize for restoring children's eyesight

Sep 4, 2018

Researchers in the United States and Britain are sharing a 1 million-euro ($1.16 million) prize from a Portuguese scientific foundation for developing revolutionary gene therapy that has restored the sight of children

Review: 'Seeds of Science' explores GMO crop debates

Aug 13, 2018

Book review: 'Seeds of Science' examines genetically modified crops from both sides of the debate

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

Aug 6, 2018

A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes and avocados stay fresher longer.

EU top court rules new breeding techniques count as GMOs

Jul 25, 2018

The European Union's top court has ruled that a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques should fall under the EU's GMO rules of safety checks and labeling, even if some exemptions may apply

$1.5B settlement in suit over Syngenta modified corn seed

Mar 13, 2018

A $1.5 billion settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

Settlement reached in suit over Syngenta modified corn seed

Mar 13, 2018

A Swiss agribusiness giant has agreed to a $1.5 billion settlement in a lawsuit over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

Feb 13, 2018

Scientists are trying gene therapy to fight HIV, the virus that causes AIDS

2nd man has gene editing; therapy has no safety flags so far

Feb 7, 2018

Doctors have treated a second patient in a historic gene editing study in California

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