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China shocks world by genetically engineering human embryos

Critics warned that China was becoming the ‘Wild West’ of genetic research<p>China has been ordered to ‘rein in’ scientists who have edited the DNA of human embryos for the first time, a practice banned in Europe.<p>In a world’s first, researchers at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou confirmed they …

"Designers tend to be copycats," says Adidas global creative director

<b>Interview:</b> Paul Gaudio is Adidas' first creative director in 15 years, and a key part of the sportswear brand's strategy to use design as a weapon …

Adidas Originals

Daily Inspiration #2039

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Articles about london industrial compound converted modern housing on Dwell.com - Dwell

A commercial-to-residential renovation nods toward the building's industrial heritage.<p>The ground floor and basement of a historic structure become a warm, inviting modern restaurant after a major renovation.<p>A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in …

Architecture

Designing a Solution to Stop Drunks from Falling Off of Subway Platforms

Because asking them to drink less is probably not going to work<p>If you were asked to design a preventative solution to people falling onto subway …

Japan

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6 vegetarian animals we never suspected would have a taste for blood

Not so cute and cuddly after all<p>Lorikeets are cute, colorful parrots that typically eat pollen and nectar. But some populations have also developed a taste for flesh. The species’ carnal appetite was discovered when a birdwatcher in Australia set out minced meat for omnivorous and carnivorous …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Puget Sound

New Halo 5 Trailers Confirm October Release Date

Microsoft has unveiled two new trailers for its upcoming sci-fi shooter, Halo 5: Guardians. Posted on the official Xbox YouTube account, the trailers confirm the game's release date of October 27 this year on Xbox One.<p>The Xbox twitter account also posted tweets accompanying each trailer, with the …

Halo

'The Walking Dead' Season 5 Finale Review: Kill Or Be Conquered

<i>Spoilers through Season 5 of ‘The Walking Dead’ follow.</i><p>I went into tonight’s episode of <i>The Walking Dead</i> with a real sense of trepidation. I was certain they’d kill off another major character, the show’s been so bloody and unforgiving this season.<p>But, it turns out only a few of my predictions came …

The Walking Dead

Two bodies found after New York building explosion

Authorities had locked faulty gas line just an hour befor blast that brought down apartments in Manhattan's East Village<p>Emergency workers found two bodies on Sunday in the mass of rubble left by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in lower Manhattan, police said.<p>The names of the two dead …

Pediatrics Group Says Schools Shouldn't Drug Test

A leading U.S. pediatrics group is recommending against in-school drug testing as a way to prevent young people from experimenting with illegal …

Drug Test

French local elections: Hollande left bruised as Sarkozy and Le Pen triumph

Front National’s strong gains mark turning point for far right in expanding grassroots presence, while win for Sarkozy prefigures likely presidential run<p>The French right has made large gains in the country’s local elections, handing President François Hollande’s ruling Socialist party its third …

Europe

Germanwings crash: DNA of 78 victims found

<b>Five days after Germanwings flight 4U 9525 crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 on board, investigators say they have isolated DNA of 78 victims.</b><p>However, they denied German media reports body parts of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had been identified.<p>The cockpit voice recorder suggested he crashed …

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Stock Markets

U.S. oil storage crunch might cut crude prices

The U.S. is running out of places to stash its overflowing oil supplies, threatening to further drive down crude prices that rebounded in recent days.<p>Supply — including oil produced in the U.S. and imported — has been outpacing U.S. refiners' demand by about 1 million barrels a day on average since …

Oil

America's Best Employers 2015

As the job market starts to heat up for the first time in nearly a decade, the hunt for top talent is on. Workers have more options now than they’ve had in a long time. So who’s offering them the best situations?<p>Forbes decided to find out by asking those in the best position to say: America’s …

Employment

South Korea picks KAI, with Lockheed, for $7.9 billion fighter jet development

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea chose on Monday Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd <047810.KS>, which expects to partner Lockheed Martin Corp , to develop a mid-level fighter jet that will cost around 8.7 trillion won ($7.88 billion).<p>The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) also confirmed …

North Korea

Wallpaper of the Week by Yuri Krasnoshek

The wallpaper of this week is a really cool vector image created by Yuri Krasnoshek, and graphic designer from Limassol, Cyprus. For more information …

Graphic Design

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7 Incredibly Adorable Animals Unique to Hokkaido, Japan

Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, is famous for its winter weather and gorgeous natural scenery, but if you ask us, it should also be known for its population of adorable animals that can't be found anywhere else in the country. In these incredible photos captured by PopShiretoko360, a Twitter …

Japan

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