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 declaration was released. The organizers were unanimous in concurring that the development of genetically modified... Read more »

Designer dog demand drives heated debate over breeding facility versus puppy farms

Published March 17, 2019 08: 51: 43 Photo: Adult dogs in their yards at the Diamond Valley Kennels. (ABC Sunshine Coast: Kathy Sundstrom) Related Story: Think before buying a... Read more »

Nitrogen pollution’s path to streams weaves through more forests (and faster) than suspected — LiveScience.Tech

Nitrogen in rain and snow falls to the ground where, in theory, it is utilized by forest plants and microorganisms. New research study by a clinical partnership led by... Read more »

Horseshoe crabs are really relatives of spiders, scorpions — LiveScience.Tech

Blue-blooded and armored with 10 spindly legs, horseshoe crabs have possibly constantly appeared a bit out of location. Very first believed to be carefully associated to crabs, lobsters and... Read more »

Milky Way’s mass mostly made up of dark matter, new research into the galaxy reveals

Published March 10, 2019 17: 15: 04 Photo: Astronomers used data from the Gaia telescope, which maps stars in the Milky Way. (Supplied: European Space Agency) Astronomers have actually... Read more »

There’s probably another planet in our solar system

When it pertains to checking out the solar system, astronomers have an awkward trick. In Spite Of 400 years of stargazing, they have actually found just 2 big things... Read more »

How the arts can help students who struggle most — LiveScience.Tech

Integrating the arts — rapping, dancing, drawing — into science lessons can help low-achieving students maintain more understanding and potentially help students of all capability levels be more imaginative... Read more »

Humpback whale numbers recover off Queensland but new risks threaten survival

Upgraded March 04, 2019 15: 19: 31 Photo: Australian humpback whales were almost wiped out by the early 1960s, researchers say. (ABC News: Shelley Lloyd) The Australian humpback whale... Read more »

The secret to a new drug could be hiding in your genes

  Sickle-cell illness is triggered by a one-letter spelling error in the hemoglobin gene. However not everybody who acquires the mistake suffers the worst results of the blood illness.... Read more »

First semi-identical twins identified in pregnancy — LiveScience.Tech

Young Brisbane twins, a young boy and a woman, have actually been identified as just the 2nd set of semi-identical, or sesquizygotic, twins in the world — and the... Read more »