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GM crops pushing Monarch butterflies’ rapid decline

The growing use of genetically modified (GM) crops in the US has led the Monarch butterfly  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Erase, restore memories at your will soon

Imagine this – removing a bad memory or reactivating a good memory may be done at flick of the finger or the click of a mouse  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Mice genes tweaked to sniff out explosives

Scientists are genetically tweaking mice to sniff out explosives and save lives in war zones.  More...

By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Greenpeace demands suspension of GM crop trials in India

Environment group Greenpeace Monday demanded suspension of ongoing genetically modified (GM)  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Gene therapy to get a boost with genetically engineered spider silk

A new study has suggested that genetically engineered spider silk might boost the therapeutic usage of genes in everyday medicine  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 30th, 2011
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Now, a dog that glows in the dark

South Korean scientists have created a dog that glows fluorescent green under ultraviolet light after antibiotic  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

UK scientists slammed for secretly growing human-animal hybrid embryos

It has emerged that scientists have been growing more than 150 human-animal hybrid embryos in secret for the last three years in British laboratories  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Gene-modified cells could protect against chemotherapy’s toxic effects

The usual doses of chemotherapy drugs can cause serious toxic effects in quickly dividing tissues such as the bone marrow  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Genetic variants linked to caffeine intake discovered

Researchers have discovered two genes in which variation affects intake of caffeine, the most widely consumed stimulant in the world  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

GM cows produce ‘human’ breast milk

Scientists have created genetically modified cattle that produce “human” milk in a bid to make cows’ milk  More...