Stories tagged: diseases
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Aaron Putzke: Genome editing poses questions for society
How we regulate this technology will be difficult at best, and disastrous at worst, if we do not engage all stakeholders, including the public.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Spokane County mosquitoes, horses test positive for West Nile virus
The Spokane Regional Health District confirmed West Nile virus is present in local mosquitoes Tuesday, and said five horses in the county have been sickened.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2012
WSU’s animal health research center to be dedicated
Researchers at Washington State University are making a big push to investigate the world’s deadliest infectious diseases on a global level. Nowadays, viruses and bacterial infections can spread across the …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2009
Breast cancer ‘metastasis gene’ found
A gene that makes breast cancer tumors more likely to resist chemotherapy and to spread to other organs has been identified by a team of New Jersey researchers. The “metastasis …
Fri., Jan. 2, 2009
Short-lived mosquitoes may take bite out of virulent diseases
WASHINGTON – Old mosquitoes usually spread disease, so Australian researchers figured out a way to make the pests die younger – naturally, not poisoned. Scientists have been racing to genetically …