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Array BioPharma Submits Binimetinib New Drug Application to U.S. FDA

BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Array BioPharma (Nasdaq: ARRY) today announced the submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for binimetinib in patients with advanced NRAS-mutant melanoma to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration… Read More..

June 30th, 2016

Researchers Examine Family Income And Children’s Non-Cognitive Skills

Barbara Wolfe and Jason Fletcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found children from lower income families have lower non-cognitive skills than children from richer families. Read more…

June 30th, 2016

The NYC Comptroller Wants to Give You Free Sunscreen

For New York City residents, the cost of preventing sunburn and skin cancer could soon be lower than ever. The city’s comptroller, Scott Stringer, wants to install free sunscreen dispensers across the city, including at public parks, beaches, playgrounds and pools. “Providing free sunscreen to City residents can protect our children and save lives, and we can do it at virtually no cost to the City,” Stringer said in a news release. Read More..

June 30th, 2016

Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion law

Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center in AustinA federal judge on Thursday blocked an Indiana law prohibiting abortions based on genetic abnormalities, according to court documents. U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt granted a preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, which argued that the new state law was unconstitutional and violated women's rights. The American Civil Liberties Union sued the state on behalf of Planned Parenthood.

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June 30th, 2016

Nobel laureates urge Greenpeace to stop opposing GMOs

Activists of environmental group Greenpeace wear masks and protective clothing while protesting outside the European Commission headquarters in BrusselsBy Adam DeRose WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 100 Nobel laureates called on the international environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday to end its opposition to genetically modified crops, saying there is a scientific consensus they are safe and can benefit society. At a news conference, the scientists cited in particular the value of a genetically modified rice used to prevent some illnesses related to vitamin A deficiency in much of the developing world. "Golden Rice" produces beta carotene in the grain, which rice does not do in the natural world.

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June 30th, 2016
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