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Genocide survivor, WSU crop scientist plants seeds of hope

Cedric Habiyaremye was 7 years old when his family fled their home in Gafunzo, Rwanda, in the spring of 1994. He remembers hiding, being chased, as his family headed toward …


China probe faults scientist for gene-edited babies work

A Chinese investigation into reports of the world’s first gene-edited babies seems to have confirmed their existence. China’s official news agency said Monday that investigators determined that the scientist acted …


Scientists scour WWI shipwreck to solve military mystery

A hundred years ago, a mysterious explosion hit the only major U.S. warship to sink during World War I. Now the Navy believes it has the answer to what doomed …


Gene-editing scientist under scrutiny by Chinese officials

A scientist who claimed he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies is now under investigation by Chinese government bodies and by his own university.


Chinese scientist pleads guilty in plot to steal GSK secrets

A Chinese scientist has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal biopharmaceutical trade secrets from GlaxoSmithKline in what prosecutors said was a scheme to set up companies in China to market …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018

This Boise scientist has more patents than Thomas Edison. Here’s how he did it.

Meet Gurtej Sandhu. He has lived in Boise for 29 years. And he has racked up 1,299 U.S. patents by the latest count. The seventh-most of anyone. In the world. …


Cantwell wants probe of Interior scientists’ reassignments

Democrats at a hearing for Interior and Energy Department nominees seized on the published comments of an Interior scientist who claims that Secretary Ryan Zinke was using forced reassignments to …


Talented women still face ‘haters’

From the lab to the Olympic podium to the Oval Office, America still has a problem with women when they’re good at the things men have long reserved for themselves. …


State crime lab scientist sentenced to 3 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced a fired forensic scientist at the Oregon State Police crime labs Monday to three years in prison for stealing hundreds of pills from evidence submitted to …