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Dr. Frank Thieme, manager of development at Icon Genetics, demonstrates the small-scale introduction of bacteria containing engineered DNA into Nicotiana benthamiana, a close relative of tobacco. (SEAN GALLUP/Getty Images)

Genetic Editing: Avoiding the GMO Controversy

The agricultural industry will be the first to reap the benefits of new genetic-editing technologies. Read more…

U.S.-Turkish Collaboration Off to a Shaky Start

A key U.S.-trained rebel commander was abducted by an al Qaeda affiliate days after re-entering Syria. Read more…

U.S. Naval Update Map: July 30, 2015

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups. Read more…