Maine will be the eighth state that voted to legalize marijuana. The changes approved will allow consumption of the drug on private property.
A protester against planned parenthood was sued not for airing his stand but for alleged disturbing patients of getting their chosen health care.
A rare two-tone lobster was caught in Maine.
The State of Maine just passed a law that will allow residents to mail order in their prescription drugs from foreign countries.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.