Meat, eggs and milk could be produced in lab without killing or harming animals thanks to microbe cultures. The future of food as we know it may be forever changed, allowing even vegetarians and vegans to eat hamburgers and milkshakes again.
Fancy biting into artificially grown meat? Wondering how those who eschew meat because of animal treatment concerns will react? Such questions are coming to the fore with laboratory grown meat.
The U.S. military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples across the country to a commercial lab in Maryland. The source of the error has been traced to a military location in the Utah desert.
As Digital Journal has reported, scientists in China have used new technology to edit human embryos. In the wake of this, and public concerns, the U.S. National Institutes of Health has declared that it will not fund this type of study.
Scientists have successfully grown a human skeletal muscle that contracts and responds similarly to natural body tissue to electrical pulses. The laboratory development is designed to help researchers study new drugs.
The German drug maker Merck has acquired the U.S.-based science supply company Sigma-Aldrich in a multi-billion-dollar deal. Merck has been growing its laboratory supply side and it has now become one of the biggest companies in the business.
In a remarkable study, researchers have shown that injecting bacteria into a cancer tumor helped shrink it. Studies were first carried out on dogs, and then, with interesting results, on a female cancer patient.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention takes its first disciplinary action in the wake of the biosecurity oversight that potentially exposed 75 agency scientists to anthrax. The head of the laboratory has been "reassigned."
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Scientists have discovered a way to transform skin cells into mature, fully functioning liver cells that flourish on their own, even after being transplanted into laboratory animals modified to mimic liver failure.
A primate held in a cage at one research laboratory investigated by PETA
Dr. Scott Walper, a molecular biologist in the Naval Research Laboratory's (NRL) center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering advises Ebony Stadler, a biomedical engineering rising senior from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, as she performs an experiment in the lab
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A primate undergoing experimentation at Covance in Vienna Virginia who were fined for violations of the Animal Welfare Act following a PETA investigation that exposed the horrors and cruelty.
File photo: Scientist at work in Dr Sandle's laboratory