Seven Days in Life

28 Jan – 03 Feb 2019


cottonIndian court’s decision to uphold GM cotton patent could boost industry research
Indian scientists have welcomed a supreme court ruling that reinstates a patent on GM cotton that had been quashed by a lower court. Find source


chiclGene modified chickens 'lay medicines'
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have genetically modified chickens to produce human proteins in their eggs. Find source



dna synHow machine learning could keep dangerous DNA out of terrorists' hands
Sophisticated algorithms could help DNA-synthesis companies avoid making dangerous organisms on demand. Find source

cigE-cigarettes 'much better for quitting smoking'
E-cigarettes are almost twice as effective as nicotine replacements for helping smokers quit, a study suggests. Find source

mosHuge step forward in decoding genomes of small species
Sanger Institute researchers, working with PacBio, have obtained a high-quality whole genome from just a single mosquito's DNA. Find source

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