Data from the small study of the Sangamo BioSciences therapy, known by the code name SB-728-T, were issued in the New England Journal of Medicine, the first publication of data from a human trial of a technology called "gene editing." The Phase 1 trial, led by the University of Pennsylvania, enrolled 12 HIV patients.» Read More
If you've been wanting to abandon your cubicle to get your own office, there are good scientific excuses that may convince your boss.
Scientists are working to ensure astronauts don't die of dehydration. Now those solutions could ease futures droughts on earth.
FRANKFURT, Feb 20- European chemicals and plastics makers are cutting in-house research and instead trying to persuade industrial customers to work together on developing running shoes, cars or electronics. Solvay is developing polymer linings for corroded pipelines with an oil major while Lanxess is helping VW unit Skoda make car parts.
The simple rules gleaned from insects could enable robots to build in places too dangerous for humans. FT reports.
LONDON, Feb 12- North America's bitter cold and Britain's intense storms and flooding are due to heavy rain, caused by higher coastal temperatures, in Indonesia and tropical western Pacific via shifts in the jet stream, the UK Meteorological Office says..
LONDON, Feb 11- Finding a better way to store electrical energy is the single biggest breakthrough needed to tackle climate change. But the goal of developing batteries that are lighter, as well as more compact, powerful and affordable remains frustratingly elusive.
NEW YORK, Feb 10- Basset hounds, German shepherds and poodles sporting crazy hairdos are prancing in front of pet lovers this week at the 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Suzanne Dempsey, a doctor of veterinary medicine from the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has advice for would-be dog owners.
Scientists have found a way to reprogram mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.
LONDON, Jan 29- In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a simple way to reprogramme mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.
LONDON, Jan 29- In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a cheap and easy way to reprogramme mature cells from mice back into an embryonic-like state that allowed them to generate many types of tissue.
SAO PAULO, Jan 21- A project bringing together thousands of small farmers in western Kenya has become the first to earn carbon credits using a new sustainable farming accounting system, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
BEIJING, Jan 21- Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, a new study has found, making environmental and health problems unexpected side effects of U.S. demand for cheap China- manufactured goods.
*European Commission to announce new climate targets on Jan. 22. BRUSSELS, Jan 20- Seven years after it set some of the world's most stringent environmental targets, the European Union is about to revise its long-term goals to take more account of industry and changed economic circumstances.
The school is an alliance between Minerva Project, a venture-backed for-profit company, and Keck Graduate Institute, one of California's Claremont colleges. Last month, the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education released a study showing that only about 4 percent of those who register for an online course at Penn complete it.
*Draft report outlines solutions to climate change. OSLO, Jan 15- Governments may have to extract vast amounts of greenhouse gases from the air by 2100 to achieve a target for limiting global warming, backed by trillion-dollar shifts towards clean energy, a draft U.N. report showed on Wednesday.
Neurocrine Biosciences' president and CEO Kevin Gorman, Ph. D., provides insight on clinical trials for its tardive dyskinesia treatment.
The U.S. remains woefully underprepared for future polar vortexes, Bill Nye, "The Science Guy," told CNBC on Tuesday.
Bill Nye, The Planetary Society executive director, discusses the dangerous conditions of the "polar vortex" and the risk extremely cold weather poses to machines and our own bodies.
PANAMA CITY, Jan 4- Flawed geological studies of the terrain of the Panama Canal by its operator has led to big cost overruns in the project to expand the waterway, the building consortium at the center of a dispute with Panama's government over the plan said on Saturday.
Tech veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of Revere Digital discuss the launch of "Re/code," a reincarnation of "All Things D." Re/code also signed a content agreement with NBC News group to partner on technology coverage.