- Hawaii modified food bills battered but alive Updated: Mar-06-14 10:29 pm
- Gene therapy seems safe, may help control HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Big Island farmer sues over GMO registration rule Updated: Mar-05-14 2:34 pm
- Kauai County hires Honolulu firm for defense Updated: Feb-27-14 4:50 pm
- Disgraced SKorean scientist's conviction upheld Updated: Feb-27-14 4:23 am
- FDA weighs unknowns of 3-person embryo technique Updated: Feb-25-14 4:53 pm
- FDA weighs risks of 3-person embryo fertilization Updated: Feb-24-14 10:46 am
- County to vote on genetically modified crops Updated: Feb-19-14 6:46 pm
- 1 bill heads to governor at session midpoint Updated: Feb-19-14 3:42 pm
- Emory to host international biotechnology summit Updated: Feb-12-14 4:19 am
- WSU scientists making poplars with rose scent Updated: Feb-10-14 3:20 pm
- Food industry seeks voluntary GMO labeling Updated: Feb-06-14 2:58 pm
HONOLULU - The chairwoman of the Hawaii House Agriculture Committee said Thursday she intends to fight for a bill that would establish a task force to study genetically modified foods.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
HILO, Hawaii - A Big Island papaya farmer is suing for relief from new registration requirements for growers of genetically modified crops.
HONOLULU - Kauai County says it's hired a Honolulu law firm to defend it against a lawsuit challenging a new law regulating the use of pesticides and the growing of genetically modified crops by large agricultural businesses.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's top court on Thursday upheld a suspended prison term on disgraced cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk on criminal charges related to faked research.
WASHINGTON - Genetic experts cautioned the federal government Tuesday that it could take decades to confirm the safety of an experimental fertilization technique that would create babies from the DNA of three people, with the aim of preventing children from inheriting some debilitating diseases.
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will consider this week whether to green light a provocative new fertilization technique that could eventually create babies from the DNA of three people, with the goal of preventing mothers from passing on debilitating genetic diseases to their children.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - The state of Oregon has banned local measures regulating genetically modified crops, but that hasn't stopped a group in Josephine County.
OLYMPIA, Washington - With the 60-day Washington state legislative session more than half over, one bill related to immigration has been sent to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature. Both the House and Senate have given final approval to the measure, which would expand college financial aid to include students who were brought to the state illegally as children.
ATLANTA - Emory University is set to host a big international summit on ethical and policy questions surrounding biotechnology next year.
SEATTLE - Sniff the air around Norman Lewis' experimental poplars, and you won't pick up the scent of roses.
WASHINGTON - People who want to know more about genetically modified ingredients in their food would be able to get it on some packages, but not others, under a plan the industry is pushing.