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Expert reaction to a press release on the government response to the gene editing consultation

2 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The government have published a press release on new plans to unlock the potential benefits of gene editing as part of their response to the gene editing consultation. Prof...
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STAT+: FDA tells drug makers to redo studies run by two contract research firms due to data integrity issues

6 hours ago   |   STAT

In a rare move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has notified an untold number of drug makers that some of their clinical trials must be repeated due to serious data...
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STAT+: Biogen, Eisai seek fast approval for second Alzheimer's drug, relying on relaxed FDA standard

15 hours ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

Biogen and its Japanese partner Eisai announced Monday evening the start of an application process that will seek a fast U.S. approval for an experimental treatment for...
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New study into how broccoli influences blood sugar levels launched in Norwich

New study into how broccoli influences blood sugar levels launched in Norwich

1 day ago   |   Quadram

Researchers from the Quadram Institute are launching a new study to understand how eating broccoli can help normalise blood sugar levels in people with pre-diabetes. People...
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Food myths busted: dairy, salt and steak may be good for you after all

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

A new Swedish study says decades of official dairy wisdom is wrong. Here, a nutrition expert examines more science that questions standard health advice Over the past 70 years...
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Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

Why many food experts don't want a new international body for food science

4 days ago   |   Grist

Two years of discussions and negotiations culminated on Thursday and Friday, as stakeholders from around the world convened for the first-ever United Nations Food Systems...
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September 2021 Issue of Food Science & Technology journal published

4 days ago   |   IFST

The September 2021 issue of the Food Science & Technology Journal has been published online and is freely available to IFST members. This issue includes articles on: IFST...
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Tomato is first CRISPR-edited food to go on sale in the world

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

A tomato with higher levels of a nutrient linked to reduced stress can now be bought in Japan - it is the first CRISPR-edited food in the world to be launched commercially
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FDA authorizes Pfizer's Covid-19 booster for people over 65 or at high risk

6 days ago   |   STAT   |   2 articles

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday granted an emergency use authorization to Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine booster, though for now the FDA said use of the...
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STAT+: Compound pharmacies win court battle over an FDA plan for monitoring shipments

6 days ago   |   STAT

A U.S. federal court judge has ruled that an effort by the Food and Drug Administration to boost oversight of compound pharmacies violated the law and ordered the agency to...
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It's now easier to run trials testing CRISPR-edited crops in England

The UK government has lifted licensing hurdles that laboratories face when starting a field trial of gene-edited crops in England Read more ...

Expert reaction to a press release on the government response to the gene...

The government have published a press release on new plans to unlock the potential benefits of gene editing as part of their response to the gene editing consultation. Prof... Read more ...

Science and medicine viewed as Britain's most valuable export - survey

The poll found that 80% of people believe it is important for UK security to invest in global disease prevention. Read more ...

It's a fact - the experts are back in vogue

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57 per cent of elephants at Thai tourist facilities have nervous tics

An investigation of elephants at 20 Thai tourist facilities show that more than half of the captive animals show repetitive behaviour like swaying or head bobbing, which may be... Read more ...

Chinese smallsat launcher delivers remote sensing payload to space

Chinese smallsat launcher delivers remote sensing payload to space

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket blasts off from the Jiuquan launch base Monday. Credit: CASIC A Chinese solid-fueled rocket blasted off from the Jiuquan launch base Monday and... Read more ...

Archaeology discovery: Second Temple-period quarry opens 'golden...

Archaeology discovery: Second Temple-period quarry opens 'golden opportunity' for experts

ISRAELI archaeologists have excavated the remains of a 2,000-year-old stone quarry, which could shed new light on the ancient quarrying techniques of the Biblical Second Temple... Read more ...

STAT+: Lilly cuts the wholesale price on some insulin products, but impact...

Eli Lilly announced plans to lower the wholesale price of certain insulin products by an additional 40% in January 2022, the latest bid by a drug maker to combat criticism that... Read more ...

Antarctica: Disturbing discovery sparks fear of sea level rise 'sooner and...

Antarctica: Disturbing discovery sparks fear of sea level rise 'sooner and with big bang'

ANTARCTICA researchers have identified a new threat to the icy continent's floating ice shelves and are sounding the alarm bells on global sea levels rising "sooner and with a... Read more ...