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Stories with subject: Biochemistry
  • Mystery meat: Was it really woolly mammoth on the menu? story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 6:34 pm

    When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.

  • AP News Guide: Facts about gene editing as Britain OKs study 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 1:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - Britain's decision to allow researchers to edit the genes of human embryos - not to create babies but to start unraveling the earliest stages of development - is raising new questions about the ethics of this hot new technology.

  • University of Oregon researcher's work attracts debate 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 1:16 pm

    EUGENE, Oregon - University of Oregon molecular biologist Ken Prehoda is experiencing the ups and downs of becoming a viral sensation - as in social media, not an infection.