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Breakthrough data storage innovation: One DNA molecule can store tons of data for 1M years

Genetic information stored in DNA molecules makes life on Earth possible, but what if humans could use the same kind of technology to store their own …

Genetics

How urban soil farming could help feed more people

At a high school close to downtown Toronto, grade eleven student Deshanel Evans is getting back to the earth.<p>That is, he's making the stuff.<p>As a …

23 Horrifying Real Insects That Put Science Fiction to Shame

Hi! How are you? Comfortable? Cozy? Have you eaten yet? No? Great! Because you definitely won't want to after you check out some real-life monsters …

5 remarkable inventions improving water quality across the globe

The world's water crisis is still in full force.<p>Approximately 750 million people around the world still lack access to safe, drinkable water — 90% of …

Water

Apple iOS 8.2: Should You Upgrade?

This week Apple launched iOS 8.2 and it is the biggest iOS 8 upgrade yet. It also has a couple of troubling issues, so the question remains: <i>should you upgrade?</i> Let’s break it down.<p><b>The Deal Breakers</b><p>Before we get into the nitty gritty of what iOS 8.2 brings to the table, it is important to point out …

Grinch in a Pinch: Russia's Putin Cancels Holidays for Ministers

World<p>MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scrapped New Year's holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.<p>Russian company employees throughout the country are entitled to holiday from Jan. 1 to Jan. 12 when Russians celebrate the New Year, the main …