Hungarian Researchers Accidentally Create ‘Sturddlefish’

Hungarian researchers trying to breed Russian sturgeons and American paddlefish in captivity to help their depleted numbers inadvertently created what the Internet is calling a “sturddlefish,” a hybrid version of the two freshwater denizens. The species, revealed in the July 6 issue of the journal Genes, was generated accidentally through a process called gynogenesis, which is a form of asexual […]

Florida Keys Officials OK Release of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Local authorities that govern the Florida Keys and part of the Everglades have given their approval to the release of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes over the next two years to control a specific species of the insect and reduce the spread of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and other diseases. The Monroe County Mosquito Control District gave its consent Wednesday […]

Adm. Brett Giroir to Newsmax TV: Gates Has ‘Nothing to Do With’ US Vaccine

Americans “can be assured” any COVID-19 vaccine approved by the U.S. will be safe, and no Bill Gates, nor the Gates Foundation, will not have anything to do with it, according to Assistant Health Secretary, Adm. Brett Giroir, to Newsmax TV. “Last I saw, I hadn’t seen President [Donald] Trump appoint Bill Gates to any position within the administration, and […]

White House Lays Out Plan to Reconfigure Pentagon Airwaves for 5G Networks

The Trump Administration laid out its strategy on Monday to commercialize a group of military radio frequencies to use for next-generation 5G networks. Beginning in December 2021, the Federal Communications Commission would auction 100 megahertz of mid-band spectrum. AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. could bid on licenses. Telecom companies have pursued the long-coveted mid-band spectrum due to the extensive […]

NIH Demands NY Nonprofit’s Wuhan Lab Info to Keep Funding

The National Institutes of Health told a New York-based nonprofit it needs to turn over information from a research partner in Wuhan, China, if it wants to keep its grant funding, The Wall Street Journal reports. The nonprofit EcoHealth Alliance must comply in order to win back a multimillion-dollar research grant, according to the Journal. The nonprofit searches for warning […]