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New genome editing technique can target single letters of DNA sequence

Building off the powerful gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, researchers have created a new tool that can target and change a single letter in a sequence of DNA.<p>The new technique, known as base editing, can be programmed to turn the DNA base cytosine (known in the DNA alphabet as C) into the …

Genetics

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

Photo Editing

Learn How To Code For Free Using These Top 10 Coding Lesson Sites

In the past half a decade or so there has been a lot of concerted effort to make learning how to code a mainstream thing in the society. From boot …

Clean your keyboard and more with homemade slime

This easy DIY slime can safely clean sensitive electronics.

Homemade

Super-fast DIY LED cloud lamp

How To Code Your Own Personal Assistant Using Python Programming

<i>Short Bytes: In this article, I’m sharing the efforts of a programmer to create his own python-powered personal assistant. Using open source</i> …

The Video Game that Made Elon Musk Question Whether Our Reality is a Simulation

<b>Jake Anderson</b> <b><br>February 22, 2016</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> In June, a team of programmers will release a ground-breaking new video game called <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, which uses …

Betty White Provides The Only Review For ‘Deadpool’ That You’ll Need

<i>Deadpool</i> has been getting a lot of reviews ahead of its release, earning it a fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But this review from Betty White is likely the only one you’re going to need. It has the white seal of approval, which is not a race thing in this case if David Duke asks. Instead, White …

Ryan Reynolds

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

Ubisoft brings The Division live-action short to Amazon Prime Video

Get a little lore before launch<p>Ubisoft is adding some backstory to its open-world shooter, <i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i>, with a live-action short film that premieres on Amazon Prime Video today. The 30-minute short, "Agent Origins," focuses on four Division agents and a bleak, post-pandemic New York …

Apple and Samsung are said to be working on a technology that would change the wireless industry as we know it

The GSMA, an industry association that represents mobile-phone makers worldwide, is working on a standardized, embeddable SIM card that would let you jump between carriers more easily.<p>Apple and Samsung, two of the world's biggest phone makers, are said to be in "advanced talks" with the GSMA about …

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Space Shuttle

Love MS Paint? Here’s VR Paint

Microsoft Research Labs, the creators of real-life holodecks and mind-reading stylii alike, have just unveiled their latest augmented reality project, dubbed Semantic Paint. Harnessing the scanning technology of the Kinect, Semantic Paint creates a 3-D scan of the room you’re in, in real time. …

Augmented Reality

Google just showed us one area where it's miles ahead of Apple

Arguably the most exciting announcement at Google I/O was the introduction of Google on Tap: A more advanced version of Google Now that can actually anticipate what you need before you ask.<p>It does this by assessing the information on your phone to pull up relevant bits of data, such as locations, …

Weekly Recap: Lamborghini to build SUV

Plus: Notes On The Camaro Factory, Mary Barra And Sergio Marchionne, And Teen Driving Deaths<p>Finally, Lamborghini will build a sport utility vehicle.<p>The Italian supercar maker confirmed this week that it will launch a luxury SUV in 2018. It will be built at Lamborghini's soon-to-expand factory in …

15 of the best new and updated Android apps from May 2015

It’s been a busy month for Android apps, with news from big names – Periscope from Twitter lading on the platform for the first time and notable updates to Flickr’s mobile apps.<p>Then, of course, there’s the black-and-white photography app Lenka, and an overhauled version of QuizUp.<p>All you need to do …

Opec under siege as Isil threatens world's oil lifeline

As the bloc’s 12 oil ministers meet in Vienna, the march of Isil jihadists in the Middle East is putting Iran and Saudi Arabia on a collision course with explosive consequences<p>Thick black smoke rising from the Baiji oil refinery could be seen as a dirty smudge on the horizon as far away as Baghdad …

Google's new finger control technology is straight out of a science fiction movie

If Google has its way you won't need to touch a screen at all anymore.<p>The company's lab for advanced projects showed off new technology on Friday that lets users move their fingers in the air to control objects in the virtual world.<p>It's called Project Soli, and it uses radar waves to detect precise …

May 2015