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Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

by Karla Lant June 24, 2017 Hard Science 24764<p>CRISPR-Powered Viruses<p>Earlier this month, the annual CRISPR 2017 conference was held at Montana State …

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Cristiano Ronaldo gets trolled by his Portugal teammates for his new haircut as Confederations Cup gets underway

Cristiano Ronaldo can't keep out the news at the moment.<p>The Real Madrid superstar led his side to their first La Liga in five years before helping …

Soccer

Lionel Messi responds to rumours he ran up a massive €37,330 dinner bill with Luis Suarez and Cesc Fabregas

Lionel Messi has been enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation on holiday in the last few weeks alongside his friends and family.<p>The Argentine …

Soccer

The Big Bang Theory but the studio audience is replaced by Ricky Gervais

The awkward, creeping humorlessness of <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> (and perhaps all studio sitcoms) is famously revealed by removing the audience laughter. …

Comedy

Ed Sheeran reveals 'Love Yourself' could have been a NSFW Rihanna jam

It's not too late to do this song properly, Riri.<p>During a SiriusXM interview with Howard Stern, Ed Sheeran explained why he gave up the hit song …

Ed Sheeran admits 'it was easy' bedding Taylor Swift's squad

Pop singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is known for writing romantic songs based on personal experiences, but offstage his love life remains a source of mystery and scrutiny.<p>In a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, however, he has revealed that he’s slept with members of Taylor Swift’s famous …

Lab-Grown Meat Startup May Add Thanksgiving Turkey to the Menu

Although some people may be reluctant to eat anything grown in a petri dish, “clean meat” may just be the future of food: they’re cruelty-free, …

Insects

2016 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards winners, finalists

Wildlife photography often captures the majestic and awe-inspiring side of nature. But the Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards look to highlight the lighter …

Dareen Tatour, Palestinian poet imprisoned by Israel for social media posts, shares her story | Salon.com

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These 'Game of Thrones' Audition Tapes Are the Best Thing You'll See All Week

Arya is too cute.<p>We're so used to seeing them as their badass characters, that we often forget that the <i>Game of Thrones</i> actors are actual people who had to actually audition to get where they are now. But some incredible footage of their auditions has emerged, and we're now utterly convinced that …

Suicide Squad: New character posters promise this year's coolest comic book movie

Sure, the <i>Suicide Squad</i> posters are landing thick and fast. But with a movie this stylishly cool, how could you possibly resist?<p>And, with <i>Captain</i> …

40 Fun Ways to Drop a Jeans Size

Transforming your body can be a major commitment—but if you simply want to drop back down to the jean size you always were, it doesn't have to be an …

See 17 Animals on the Verge of Going Extinct

Mountain Gorilla, Rwanda. About 880 mountain gorillas, who have thicker and more fur than other great apes, live in fo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Panoramic …

Extinction

Barcelona Transfer News: Neymar Sale Prepared Amid Unhappy Team-Mate Rumours

Barcelona are reportedly "preparing the way" in case they are forced to sell Neymar for financial reasons in the summer.<p>According to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, Barca were "not fully unhappy" about a media campaign started this week that questioned Neymar's professionalism …