In early June 2018, African Swine Fever (ASF) was detected in the samples collected from smallholder swine farms in several villages in a part of the country that had not previously been infected with ASF.
Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other organizations have shown that human influences significantly impact the size of the seasonal cycle of temperature in the lowest layer of the atmosphere.
A creative new application for CRISPR is a platform to spur evolution of specific genes inside cells. “EvolvR,” lets scientists shake up the DNA letters in their gene of choice until they find the right variation.
An El Salvadoran woman tried to smuggle pork sausage into the U.S. by putting it in baby formula containers. Pork from El Salvador is not allowed in the U.S. because of swine vesicular disease in that country.