Osaka University opens genome-editing research center

Dec 15, 2016

Osaka University opens genome-editing research center

Osaka University has become the first university in Japan to set up a permanent research facility for genome-editing technologies following the opening of a new center on Wednesday. Genome editing involves technologies to insert and delete or replace DNA at a specific site in ...

Nov 16, 2016

Scientists fear the worst under a Trump presidency

From the fight against climate change to dwindling budgets for research, the U.S. scientific community fears the worst under Donald Trump, seen by many as the most hostile to science of any American president in history. Trump will be “the first anti-science president we ...

Oct 6, 2016

Bolster basic science research

The government is putting too much emphasis on short-term scientific research that is expected to produce quick results and commercial benefits.