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AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA …

Genetics

How Traveling Back In Time Could Really, Physically Be Possible

It’s one of the greatest tropes in movies, literature, and television shows: the idea that we could travel back in time to alter the past. From the time turner in <i>Harry Potter</i> to <i>Back To The Future</i> to <i>Groundhog Day</i>, traveling back in time provides us with the possibility of righting wrongs in our own …

Physics

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

You can feed yourself for a week with less than $15 of groceries from Trader Joe's — here's what you can make

Ramen and mac n' cheese aren't your only meal options when money is tight.<p>Finding a restaurant where you can get multiple meals for under $15 is quite a feat to accomplish. That's why Trader Joe's is actually the place to be when you're on a tight budget.<p>All five of these meals are nutritious and …

Healthy Eating

5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

Six green designs powered by algae

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>It's easy to underestimate the awesome superpowers of the tiny plants we all know as algae. The photosynthetic organisms are minuscule powerhouses capable of generating light and energy while scrubbing greenhouse gas emissions from the air. Many types of algae are also edible, …

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

How Genetic Engineering Via CRISPR Will Change Our Lives

If you were told just a couple of decades ago that you would be one day carrying in your pocket a small device more powerful than any computational …

Genetic Engineering

Clothes that heal themselves through the power of squid teeth

Are you accident-prone? Self-repairing clothing may be in your future, thanks to Walter Dressick of the Naval Research Office and Melik Demirel of Pennsylvania State University.<p>Dressick, Demirel and their team have developed an autonomous self-repairing mechanism for tears in textiles such as …

Justice League, Wonder Woman and all the trailers from Warner Bros. panel at Comic-Con

It's lit<p>Unlike in previous years where Warner Bros. tried to combat leaked footage from being uploaded online following its panel at San Diego Comic-Con, this year the studio decided to post everything itself.<p>On Saturday, the studio premiered the first footage from its upcoming <i>Justice League</i> movie …

Where to Get the Best Sandwich In Every State

From sea to shining sea—and ham to melted cheese.<p><i>This story was written by our friends at Spoon University.</i><p>There is nothing more freeing than being able to hold an entire meal in the palm of your hand and know that a superb variety of flavors and textures await you with every bite. Okay, maybe not …

10 Reasons You Don't Have an Amazing Life (and How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

What Ancient Roman Buildings Teach Us About Science And Engineering

Physicists have a reputation for being exceptionally arrogant even relative to other scientists, not entirely without reason. One of the factors contributing to this is a tendency to make disparaging references to other disciplines—dividing all of science between “physics” and “stamp collecting,” …

Elon Musk sees a future where everyone can own a Tesla

A quote attributed to writer William Gibson posits that "the future is already here, it's just not very evenly distributed."<p>Well, Tesla co-founder …

Physicists Achieve Atomic Data Storage

A new memory technology could pack the entire Library of Congress into a .1 mm-wide cube.<p>Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have created a rewritable data-storage device capable of storing information at the level of single atoms representing single bits of …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

Critical Thinking

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Correction: San Francisco-Foam Ban story

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story July 9 about a comprehensive ban on foam products in San Francisco, The Associated Press reported erroneously the …