Animal health officials in southwest Asia are increasing measures to prevent African swine fever from entering their countries, after China reported confirmation of ASF contaminating feed supplies earlier this week.
The U.S. will shield a list of allies including Europe, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil from steel and aluminum tariffs that take effect on Friday, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
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.