Stories tagged: Genetics research
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 7:49 a.m.
Fast-growing fish may never wind up on your plate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Salmon that’s been genetically modified to grow twice as fast as normal could soon show up on your dinner plate. That is, if the company that makes …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 1:57 p.m.
Court to decide if human genes can be patented
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether companies can patent human genes, a decision that could reshape medical research in the United States and the …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 1:43 p.m.
Two-day test can spot gene diseases in newborns
WASHINGTON (AP) — Too often, newborns die of genetic diseases before doctors even know what’s to blame. Now scientists have found a way to decode those babies’ DNA in just …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 10:01 a.m.
‘Berlin Man,’ doctor convinced HIV cure is real
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first person reportedly cured of HIV said Wednesday he is hopeful that medical advances will allow others suffering from the virus that causes AIDS to …