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Why China won’t listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo

Lindau, Germany<p>We’ve avoided a nightmare before, so surely we can do it again. That’s what scientists hope for with the technology that may soon allow the genetic modification of human embryos.<p>In March, a group of US scientists requested scientists around the world to not genetically modify human …

Genetics

Help science by looking at pictures of animals on the internet

"It was too much for me to sort through," said study researcher Alexandra Swanson, of the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul. "We were simply overwhelmed."<p>So they asked for help.<p>Swanson and her colleagues connected with Zooniverse, a citizen science platform that allows people on the internet to …

Citizen Science

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career.<p>Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the …

Top 12 media myths on oil prices

The upstream oil and gas industry is not a black hole. There's no mystery wrapped in an enigma here.<p>There are a lot of meetings with engineers, chemists and geologists. There's a constantly evolving learning curve. And then there's all the regulations and compliance. But all-in-all it's pretty …