The consumer genetics firm 23andMe has launched a partnership with the biotech Genentech to study the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease.
Chrysotile asbestos has been left off the list of hazardous substances in the Rotterdam Convention yet again, largely thanks to Canadian objection to the move at the Convention’s meeting last week in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more
The decision on where to land Curiosity, the super-sized roving science laboratory bound for Mars later this year, isn’t expected for at least another two weeks, NASA officials said on Monday. Read more