A Berkeley Lab bioremediation expert says extreme caution must be used in cleaning up the fragile Gulf Coast ecosystem in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Oil is a biological product that can be degraded by microbes, whereas detergents used to clean up oil contaminated sites can make a bad situation even worse.
In what two consumer groups today praised as a victory for open scientific inquiry, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected a controversial patent on human embryonic stem cells held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). “This is a major victory for unfettered scientific research that could lead to cures for some of the most debilitating diseases,” said John M. Simpson, Consumer Watchdog's Stem Cell Project Director. The nonprofit, nonpa…
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Contact: Krista Conger firstname.lastname@example.org 650-725-5371 Stanford University Medical Center STANFORD, Calif. – Life is almost unbearably complex. Humans and mice, frogs and flies toggle genes on and off in dizzying combinations and sequences during their relentless march from embryo to death. Now scientists seeking t…
Scripps Research Institute Scientists Awarded $1.3 Million NIH Grant to Develop New Tests for Potential Obesity and Diabetes Treatment
The Scripps Research Institute has been awarded a $1.3 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop …Click Here to Read More