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Canada OKs first farm for genetically modified salmon

Business Apr 3, 2019

Canada OKs first farm for genetically modified salmon

Canada's first commercial farm for genetically modified salmon received environmental approval on Tuesday — the final hurdle in a decades-long push to bring the fast-growing fish to market, amid strong opposition. The U.S.-based biotech firm AquaBounty said it would begin stocking its Rollo Bay facility ...

Business Dec 13, 2018

Beijing to revise 'Made in China 2025' tech plan, WSJ reports

China plans to give foreign companies greater access to its economy and is drafting a replacement of its plan to dominate advanced technologies by 2025, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing sources briefed on the strategy. Beijing's changes might be seen by some as ...

Breakthrough Swiss treatment helps paralyzed patients walk

World Nov 7, 2018

Breakthrough Swiss treatment helps paralyzed patients walk

A breakthrough treatment involving electrical stimulation of the spine has enabled paralyzed patients to walk again, apparently reactivating nerve connections and providing hope for people even years after accidents. A team, which included neurosurgeons and engineers, used targeted electrical pulses to achieve the results, triggering ...