U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu mishap occurred

by jeeg 22. July 2014 10:42
  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "may never know" how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a laboratory outside of the CDC, an agency spokesman said on Monday. That's because most of the materia... [More]

USDA plans to outsource biotech studies

by jeeg 20. April 2011 20:34
  The USDA plans to experiment with a new way of evaluating biotech crops for potential commercialization.Under the agency's new two-year pilot project, biotech developers would conduct their own environmental assessment of transgenic crops or pay contractors to perform the analysis.Curr... [More]
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