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Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare …

Medicine

How to Roast a Chicken: The Ultimate Recipe, Tips, and More

It's time to nail the perfect bird every time, including limitless possibilities for riffing on it.<p>People tend to be intimidated by roast chicken. They think it's easy to overcook, or to have inconsistencies between dry white meat and under-done dark meat. They're afraid the skin will turn out …

BBQ

What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Now Elon Musk Is Saying Tesla Could Rebuild Puerto Rico's Entire Power Grid

Tesla has built grids for smaller islands before. Could it do the same for Puerto Rico?<p>When Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico more than two weeks ago knocking out the island's entire power grid, Tesla knew it had the expertise to help. That's why the company quietly began sending battery …

Caribbean

Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint close to agreeing on deal terms - sources

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) is close to agreeing tentative terms on a deal to merge with Sprint Corp (S.N), people familiar with the matter said on Friday, a major breakthrough in efforts to merge the third and fourth largest U.S. wireless carriers.<p>The transaction would significantly …

This job site wants to match developers and employers based on culture and values

Tech recruitment is a big business, and there are no shortages of job sites. Companies spend huge amounts of money trying to find the brightest and best candidates, while engineers dedicate hours poring over Indeed and Craigslist in search of well-paying, yet fulfilling work.<p>Key Values is a job …

Employment

This portable Crock-Pot lets you enjoy a hot meal without a microwave—and it's only $15 right now

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Bringing your lunch to …

How To Cook Golden, Juicy Chicken Breast on the Stove

<b>Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.</b> Thoroughly dry the chicken on all sides with paper towels. Season with the salt and pepper on …

Recipes

Think twice before giving up financial control at the altar

Marriage means sharing your life and, usually, your finances. But some people relinquish all financial control to their new spouse when they say “I do” — a move that could prove harmful if it means losing awareness of household money matters.<p>No one likes the thought of losing a partner. But if your …

25 Basic Marketing Strategies for Beginners

Not every small business has a marketing budget like the bigger companies. More often than not, entrepreneurs don’t even have a lot of extra time to …

Just smelling food can make you fat, UC Berkeley study says

On the bustling streets of San Francisco, people can sense what’s grilling, baking and frying in restaurants from North Beach to Noe Valley without even looking at the menus, as myriad cuisines serve up a smorgasbord of aromas for the nostrils.<p>But what most foodies and waist-watchers strolling by …

Bioengineering

Hikes With Drinks: 5 Bay Area Trails That Have Bars at the End

Sure, hiking is rewarding: the exercise, the fresh air, the peace and quiet. But why not also have a toast to celebrate your hard work? With these …

Hiking

18 impressive tools you should be using as an entrepreneur

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share388<p>+18<p>Shares 422<p>Being an entrepreneur is not a piece of cake. And, if you are one nobody can understand this better than you. Right …

Project Management

Regenerative Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis

A phase II stem cell treatment is the talk of the rheumatology community.<p>Stem cell treatments have been a topic of conversation among many people …

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: We Will Hire 10,000 Refugees

In the wake of President Donald Trump's executive order barring immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz vowed to hire 10,000 refugees globally.<p>"We will neither stand by, nor stand silent, as the uncertainty around the new administration's actions grows …

Immigration

Microsoft's market value exceeds $500 billion for the first time since 2000

Microsoft has crossed the $500 billion mark in terms of market value after having last attained it nearly 17 years ago. The company beat Wall …

Heineken Runs Instagram Campaign for Gay Pride Month

Heineken posted a series of photos on Instagram this morning that makes creative use of the photo-sharing app for a Gay Pride Month campaign.<p>The …

Advertising Industry

Your life really does flash before your eyes before you die, study suggests

Your life really does flash before your eyes when you die, a study suggests - with the parts of the brain that store memories last to be affected as other functions fail.<p>Research on those who have had "near death" experiences suggests that the phenomenon rarely involves flashbacks in chronological …

The Brain

US border agents checking Facebook profiles, lawyer says

Social media accounts are being checked for political views in the wake of President Donald Trump's immigration ban, according to a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.<p>Should what's on your Facebook page be a factor in determining whether you're allowed to re-enter the United …

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Will Close in May

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will end its famed “The Greatest Show on Earth” after 146 years in May.<p>Declining attendance, changing …

Comic Books

New Theory About Dark Energy Breaks Law of Conservation of Energy

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Dark energy (not to be confused with dark matter) is the stuff that let’s …

Physics

Samsung's foldable smartphone's render shows three screens being folded into one

The render indicates that users will no longer have to opt for a separate tablet/mini computer screen.<p>A concept render of Samsung's foldable flagship …

The first driverless bus on America’s public roads travels only 1000 feet

For a short three blocks in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, you can take a free ride on a self-driving bus.<p>The tiny, fully electric vehicle, called Arma, was developed by Paris-based driverless and electric technologies startup Navya. It holds just 15 people—11 seated, four standing—and shuttles along …

Driverless Cars

Justice Dept. report finds 'pattern or practice' of excessive force by Chicago police

Chicago police violated the Fourth Amendment through a "pattern or practice of use of excessive force," Attorney General Loretta Lynch declared Friday, revealing the results of a wide-ranging investigation that the city's former top cop called biased from the start.<p>The U.S. Justice Department …

Law Enforcement

Capitol building to remove controversial pigs as police painting

A controversial painting on Capitol Hill depicting a police officer as a pig will be removed after sparking a scuffle between Democratic and Republican lawmakers, the architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers told Fox News Friday.<p>Ayers determined the painting violates the House Building Commission's …

Dana Rohrabacher

Department of Defense Calls for Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants

Motherboard has spotted a November Department of Defense call for proposals asking contractors to design bullets made from biodegradable material, …

13-foot-tall Korean mech suit aims to assist with Fukushima cleanup

You probably don't know Vitaly Bulgarov's name – but you've almost certainly seen his work before. His highly technical, futuristic robot designs …

Michael Phelps Wears All 23 Gold Medals On Sports Illustrated Cover

Michael Phelps is considered the greatest Olympic athlete of all time, and Sports Illustrated’s latest issue shows why.<p>Phelps appeared on his 12th cover for the magazine wearing all 23 Olympic gold medals for the first time (he left the five non-gold medals at home, it seems).<p>The most decorated …

Swimming

The Best Hot Springs in California: Big Sur, Ojai, and Beyond

When thinking of idyllic ways to pass time, a body of water and a beautiful view will suit just about every agenda. And the ultimate body of water to find “out there” is a hot natural spring, one that you can soak in for a few hours before the time comes to mosey back home. A hot spring has healing …

Hiking