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A New Gene-Editing Breakthrough Could Forever Change Life on Earth

CRISPR<p>The discovery of the gene-editing technology CRISPR came, in part, from Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, …

Watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch 10 satellites into orbit

And attempt its 13th landing of a Falcon 9 first stage<p>A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch later today carrying a new batch of satellites into orbit for communications company Iridium. After takeoff, SpaceX will try to land the Falcon 9’s first stage — the 14-story-high core of the rocket that …

OpenDNA uses artificial intelligence to deliver 'true' personalisation

OpenDNA envisions a future where content and product recommendations are a lot more accurate, and targeted advertising is a lot less …

A New Island Just Appeared Off the Coast of North Carolina

<i>This story originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>There’s always a new place to be discovered on this little blue marble of ours.<p>A new island, just …

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google's most powerful quantum chip was the 9-qubit effort from 2015.<p>Traditional …

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This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

Mediocrity is for white kids: Debates over Asians and the academic “ethnic divide” are about white entitlement, not oppressive immigrant parents

White parents want schools to ease standards—but Asian parents know their kids <em>have</em> to excel to get ahead<p>In the midst of a national debate about the effects of affirmative action, elections for the Harvard Board of Overseers have reinvigorated a discussion about the school's discriminatory …

Sorry President Obama, Congress Won't Help You This Year on Foreign Policy

<b>Jonathan Ernst / Reuters</b><p>To Democrats, President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address in front of a national audience was quintessential Obama: full of vigor, a yearning hope for the future, and a self-confidence that the legislative programs and policies that his administration has …

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …