United States Officially Starts Using CRISPR on Humans

In June 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offered a University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) research study group the grant begin a human CRISPR trial. On Monday, 15th April,... Read more »

Levitating Objects with Light Now Possible

Scientists at CalTech have developed a method to levitate and move objects utilizing just light, by producing particular nanoscale pattern on the objects’ surface areas. (The cover image is... Read more »

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 »

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 be incredible! Smart whatever! Whoa, there. Simmer down. Let’s have a look at what 5G... Read more »

MIT’s Research Enterprise In Singapore Launches New Research Group, Boosting Nation’s Cell Therapies R&d

MIT’s Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART, launches a new research group, Important Analytics for Production Personalized-Medicine (CAMP), as part of Singapore’s National Cell Production Effort to conquer clinical and... Read more »

The genes that make squid eyes also make your legs | Science

Koenig Laboratory PROVIDENCE—Looking a squid in the eye is strangely like searching in a mirror. Squids, octopuses, and other cephalopods are on an extremely various part of the tree... Read more »

A Solar Prominence Eruption from SDO

A Solar Prominence Eruption from SDO Read more »

A Sunken Soviet Sub Is Raising the Radioactivity of the Norwegian Sea 800,000-Fold. But Don;t Worry.

A Cold War Soviet nuclear submarine satisfied catastrophe 30 years earlier when it sank in the Norwegian Sea, causing the deaths of 42 sailors. But rather of lying... Read more »

Woman Dies After Being Impaled by Reusable Metal Straw

A woman in England passed away after falling onto a reusable metal straw, which pierced her head, and the terrible mishap has actually restored argument over restrictions on... Read more »

Quantum Sensor Breakthrough Using Naturally Occurring Vibrations in Artificial Atoms

Atomistic structure of an artificial atom that might be utilized to produce light with vibrationally supressed changes for quantum-enhanced sensing units. Gerhard Klimeck, Insoo Woo, Muhammad Usman, David S.... Read more »

Bubble rings collide underwater.

Bubble rings collide undersea. Read more »

Burning steel wool in oxygen inside a styrofoam cup

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The Big Dipper 100,000 BC – 100,00 AD (x-post from /r/woahdude)

The Big Dipper 100,000 BC – 100,00 AD (x-post from /r/woahdude) Read more »

Repurposed Drugs Could Cure These Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Mohamed Seleem, a teacher of microbiology at Purdue, is studying whether FDA-approved drugs can deal with antibiotic-resistant infections. (Purdue University photo/Rebecca Wilcox) Download image With antimicrobial resistance growing, lots... Read more »