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GM pigs take step to being organ donorsBBC NewsThe most genetically modified animals in existence have been created to help end a shortage of organs for transplant, say US researchers. The scientists successfully rid 37 pigs of viruses hiding in their DNA, overcoming one of the big barriers to ...
Norovirus tied to donut shop sickens some 200CBS NewsMAUMEE, OH -- Almost 200 people were sickened by a norovirus outbreak that was traced to a local restaurant, and that number continues to climb, reports CBS Toledo affiliate WTOL. Health commissioner Eric Zgodinski said the number of people affected is ...
FDA takes on nicotine to try curbing smokingFox NewsNew proposed Food and Drug Administration rules could mark the biggest change to tobacco regulation since Congress mandated warning labels on cigarettes in 1970. The proposals would require tobacco companies to reduce the nicotine content in ...
Scientists create the first mutant antsWashington PostDespite what you might've seen in 1950s monster movies, it's difficult to raise mutant ants. For years biologists have altered the genetics of organisms as varied as mice and rice. Mutant fruit flies are a laboratory staple. But ants' complex life ... |