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Genetically 'Edited' Mushroom Bypasses GMO Food Rules Through Regulatory Loophole

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 16, 2016 07:43 AM EDT

A white button mushrom that was edited using CRISPR will not be regulated by the USDA due to a regulatory loophole.

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Mutated Head Lice Resistant To Common Repellent In 25 States

By Peter R - Aug 20, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

A new study found that lice had developed a trio of genetic mutations that renders them resistant to the widely used pyrethroids, the first line of treatment.

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