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United States Officially Starts Using CRISPR on Humans

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In June 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered a University of Pennsylvania...

Levitating Objects with Light Now Possible

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Scientists at CalTech have developed a method to levitate and move objects utilizing just...

CRISPR experts are calling for a global moratorium on heritable gene editing

After the very first International Summit on Human Gene Editing in December 2015, a...

Do Consumers Need to Jump on 5G? Not so Fast

Arizona State University 5G! 5G! 5G! It’s coming! It’s the future! It’s going to...

New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know

A recently recognized coronavirus has actually been spreading out in China, and has actually...

Industry says voluntary plan to curb antibiotic pollution is working, but critics want regulation | Science

Manufacturing centers that produce prescription antibiotics can launch the substances into neighboring waterways. Fahroni/iStock.com...

CRISPR-Edited Chickens Made Immune To A Common Virus

CRISPR genome editing has been used to make chickens immune to a common virus. The...

Vitamin E acetate in products used by the first cases of EVALI in New York State

A new research study released on 24 January 2020 in the journal Toxics offers...

Neodymium doped Glass changes color depending on the wavelength of the light hitting it.

Neodymium doped Glass changes color depending on the wavelength of the light hitting it.

Cool Stuff

Space

NASA finds wind shear affected new Tropical Cyclone 09S   

IMAGE: On Jan. 23, 2020 at 4: 35 a.m., EST (0935 UTC) the MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA’s...

The Moon Crossing the Face of the Earth

The Moon Crossing the Face of the Earth

How the Earth’s north celestial pole changes over time. (Sped up 10^11x). Details in comments.

How the Earth’s north celestial pole changes over time. (Sped up 10^11x). Details in remarks.

Here and gone: Outbound comets are likely of alien origin

IMAGE: Researchers computed the common courses of long-orbit comets (blue) disturbed by a passing gas-giant-sized things (white) and items...

Nanotechnology

Designer-defect clamping of ferroelectric domain walls for more-stable nanoelectronics

A UNSW research study released today in Nature Communications provides an interesting action towards domain-wall nanoelectronics: an unique...

Tech

New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know

A recently recognized coronavirus has actually been spreading out in China, and has actually now reached a...

General

This is why you mishear popular song lyrics

So why does the Jimi Hendrix lyric “kiss the sky” typically ended up being “kiss this guy”?...

Nature & Environment

U.S. geoengineering research gets a lift with $4 million from the U.S Congress

NASA/ISS Crew/Johnson Space Center BOULDER, COLORADO—The leading environment modification researcher for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Health & BioTech

CRISPR-Edited Chickens Made Immune To A Common Virus

CRISPR genome editing has been used to make chickens immune to a common virus. The approach could boost...