Gene-edited animals could help humanity, but they’re in ‘regulatory limbo’

The capability to exactly modify genes with technology such as CRISPR has actually altered the bounds of possibility for science. That was shown just recently in the case of... Read more »

New Shepard successful booster landing

New Shepard successful booster landing Read more »

Curiosity wiggles its wheel on Mars soil

Curiosity wiggles its wheel on Mars soil Read more »

Time-lapse from Lake Taylor, New Zealand, taken weekend 21-23 Oct 2016 (OC)

Time-lapse from Lake Taylor, New Zealand, taken weekend 21-23 Oct 2016 (OC) Read more »

A close up of a solar spot from a Swedish observatory

A close up of a solar spot from a Swedish observatory Read more »

I compiled a image sequence of Rosetta looking at 67P into a animated gif

I compiled a image sequence of Rosetta looking at 67P into a animated gif Read more »

Hubble Space was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990.

Hubble Space was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990. Read more »

Scott Kelly tweets his last sunrise from space before leaving ISS on March 1 (X-post from /r/Space)

Scott Kelly tweets his last sunrise from space before leaving ISS on March 1 (X-post from /r/Space) Read more »

Tricking rats with augmented reality unlocked a secret about our own brains

Ever left a treadmill or a moving walkway in an airport and had the unnerving sensation that the entire world was moving at a various rate? It isn’t, however... Read more »

For the first time in my life I saw the horizon as a curved line. It was accentuated by a thin seam of dark blue light—our atmosphere.

For the first time in my life I saw the horizon as a curved line. It was accentuated by a thin seam of dark blue light—our environment. Read more »