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23andMe works with FDA, bets on science

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Last week, privately held ...

Return of bubonic plague sparks search for new vaccines

Plague arrived in Europe like the opening of a Clive Cussler novel, on a ship of death carrying corpses of ...

Latest ‘junk DNA’ discovery: Operating system for cells

In the August 1 issue of CELL, researchers from the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at Sydney's Centenary Institute revealed ...

Gene editing to treat genetic diseases, Part II

The following is an edited excerpt.  Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and its milder form, Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), are genetic disorders affecting approximately ...

Moving genomics closer to the clinic

The following is an excerpt of a longer story. Foundation Medicine and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center this month announced a partnership that aims to bring genomics further ...

Transgenic salmon prove tough to tackle

The following is an excerpt. On January 9, the Clatsop County, Oregon Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution asking ...