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Antioxidant producing GMO tomatoes could lead to inexpensive medicinal compounds

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Anti-GMO Scotland bucks UK support for growing genetically engineered crops

Brian Henderson | 
New legislation which will give European Union member states a greater say over whether or not they grow genetically modified (GM) ...

Lizard’s genes for regeneration might help humans regrow tissue

Ilona Amos | 
Scientists have unlocked the genetic mystery that allows a lizard to regrow its tail, bringing closer the possibility of treatments ...

MicroRNA biomarkers could provide advance warning of heart attack

Shan Ross | 
Heart attacks could in future be predicted days in advance using a wearable blood monitor, new research suggests. Scientists have ...

GM-free family farms can fight global food crisis

May East | 
We have a global food crisis and it is getting worse. Transformative changes are needed in our food, agriculture and ...

DNA tests bring fate of France’s Henri IV to head

Maria Cheng | 
A mummified head thought to belong to French king Henri IV now appears to be nothing of the sort. Three ...

Scotland: Farmers buck GM ban in hopes to reduce pesticide use

Bill Howatson | 
Recently, the UK Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, called on the European Union to relax strict restrictions on growing GM crops ...

Synthetic blood trial liscenced in Scotland

Lyndsay Buckland | 
The following is an excerpt. Researchers based at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM) in Edinburgh hope to use ...

Scottish scientists make embryonic stem cell find

Lyndsay Buckland | 
Scottish scientists have made a discovery which sheds light on how embryonic stem cells develop and grow.  The researchers at ...

Genetic markers: Dilemmas of discovering destiny

Dani Garavelli | 
IT IS being hailed as one of the biggest ever breakthroughs in the treatment of two diseases which claim tens ...

Lord Robert Winston warns over child ‘eugenics’

Lyndsay Buckland | 
Genetic technologies could be exploited in the future to produce more intelligent, stronger and attractive offspring, with better regulation needed ...

Governments must defend GM crops against the naysayers

Henry Miller | 
People everywhere are increasingly vulnerable to the use of what Nobel Prize-winning chemist Irving Langmuir dubbed “pathological science” – the ...

£1.25m cash for crop research

Researchers at the institute will identify DNA markers that can be used in barley breeding programmes to eliminate potential varieties ...