- Hawaii modified food bills battered but alive Updated: Mar-06-14 10:29 pm
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 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
- Teen helps scientists study her own rare disease Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 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
- Huge study links older dads with kids' psych woes Updated: Feb-26-14 7:59 pm
- DNA blood tests show prenatal screening promise Updated: Feb-26-14 6:10 pm
- FDA weighs unknowns of 3-person embryo technique Updated: Feb-25-14 4:53 pm
- Ovary removal aids high-risk women but at what age Updated: Feb-24-14 4:08 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
- 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.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
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.
WASHINGTON - First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.
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.
CHICAGO - Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including bipolar disorder, autism and attention deficits, according to the largest study to examine the potential links.
A DNA test of a pregnant woman's blood is more accurate than current methods of screening for Down syndrome and other common disorders, new research finds. If other studies bear this out, it could transform prenatal care by giving a more reliable, non-invasive way to detect these problems very early in pregnancy.
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 - For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
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.
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.