Biology

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

Mar 12, 2019

A Midwestern restaurant is using cooking oil made from soybeans gene edited to be healthier and longer lasting

Species by the dozen moved north during marine heatwaves

Mar 12, 2019

A new study reports that dozens of warm-weather species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life migrated into the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves

US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

Mar 9, 2019

Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges

Young humpback whale freed from fishing gear off Hawaii

Mar 8, 2019

Officials say a number of private boats helped a team of federal responders free a young humpback whale from heavy gauge fishing gear off Hawaii

Scientists discover different kind of killer whale off Chile

Mar 7, 2019

Researchers find a new type of killer whale off Chile that doesn't look quite like the others

Chimps varied 'culture' matters for conservation, study says

Mar 7, 2019

It's different strokes for different chimpanzees, according to a new study that highlights the diversity of chimp behavior - and argues it's worth protecting

Monthly shots control HIV as well as pills in 2 big studies

Mar 7, 2019

Studies find monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS

UVM receives $500,000 anonymous gift for researching bees

Mar 6, 2019

The University of Vermont has received half a million dollars to go toward researching bees

London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

Mar 5, 2019

London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success

Study: More sharks bite people in Hawaii, but risk minuscule

Mar 3, 2019

The rate of shark bites in Hawaii has been increasing slightly in recent years, but the risk remains extremely low _ roughly 5-in-1 million _ according to new research

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