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Scientists genetically modify human embryos in controversial world first

New procedure used to modify disease-causing gene, but raises questions over whether restrictions should be placed on new wave of genetic techniques<p>Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic …

Organisms

Is Periscope the lunch-sharing social network Twitter always threatened to be?

Twitter’s new video app is brilliant technology in a lush package – what a shame our lives are all so boring<p>In November 2009, Twitter made a small, seemingly cosmetic, change to its web interface. For two years, ever since the site was still called “twttr”, the box for composing a new tweet had …

Social Media

Fortune.com

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Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

Germanwings crash: How to guard against the threat from pilots?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since the September 11 hijackings 14 years ago, improvements to aviation security have had a strong focus on keeping intruders out of the cockpit.<p>But reports that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 intentionally destroyed the aircraft, killing himself and 149 others, have highlighted …

Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen with airstrikes for a second day

<b>Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) —</b> A coalition of Middle Eastern forces continued pounding rebel targets in Yemen from the air on Friday, the second day of a campaign aimed at the Houthi group.<p>While it was hard to immediately determine the extent of the damage and destruction, the resounding sounds of huge …

It’s 2015 and I just bought a Sony Walkman

As someone who was born when The Beatles were still together (just barely!), I’ve witnessed much of the modern music revolution: From vinyl to …

Walkman

Voxel8 3D Prints Circuits Into Your Objects

Several groups have begun exploring 3D printed electronics, and Autodesk has just joined them with the announcement, at the International Consumer Electronics Show, of Project Wire, a collaboration with Voxel8, of an all-encompassing fabrication system for functional electronic devices.<p>Project Wire …

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King’s office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Did Former NFL Cheerleader Molly Shattuck's Son Introduce Her to Underage Boy She Allegedly Had Sex With?

The case of Molly Shattuck, the former NFL cheerleader accused of having sex with a 15-year-old boy, has become more bizarre.<p>According to court …

Keira Knightley Posed Topless to Protest Photoshopping

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Eric Holder Authorizes Second Autopsy Of Michael Brown

Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized a second autopsy of Michael Brown, the unarmed African American teenager shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9.<p>"Due to the extraordinary circumstances involved in this case and at the request of the Brown family, Attorney …

European Commission approves Apple’s acquisition of Beats

The European Commission has today approved Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music. The commission said that the buyout passes merger regulations. The commission concluded that Apple and Beats’ combined marketshare in both the streaming music and headphones markets is low, so an …