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Melissa Caruso - The Tethered Mage - Book Review

The Tethered Mage<p>By Melissa Caruso<p>Orbit<br>$15.99<br>ISBN 9780316466875<br>Published 10/24/2017<p>Science Fiction & Fantasy / Fantasy<p>Buy the book<p>Trending Book …

Where To Start When You’ve Procrastinated On Your Goals For Too Long

This column is authored by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post Where To Start When You’ve Procrastinated On Your Goals For Too Long appeared …

Procrastination

Floating symphony brings classical music to Victoria's harbour

Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather at Victoria's Inner Harbour on Sunday to listen to an open air symphony concert, one of the …

What makes Vivaldi unique among composers? He was a priest.

Venice, Italy, Aug 6, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While Antonio Vivaldi's “Four Seasons” echoes in concert halls and elevators around the …

Tips for Women Traveling Solo, From Dining Out to Hotel Safety

Suzanne Randolph, 60, knows firsthand that it can be daunting for women to travel on their own. In her more than two decades of frequent solo travel, Ms. Randolph, a former art adviser, says she has encountered her fair share of challenges. “Finding a place to eat and getting plugged into the local …

This Is Why Airplane Interiors Are Blue

There’s a lot the average passenger doesn’t know about airplanes. And there’s a lot that goes into the design of each aircraft that even frequent …

Boeing

Genetic engineering creates an unnaturally blue flower

Blue flowers are rare in nature, and for good reason: the color is usually the result of mutations and quirks of acidity levels rather than an actual blue pigment. That makes genetically engineering a blue flower tricky, since you can't just make a straightforward tweak and expect a garden full of …

A future of genetically engineered children is closer than you'd think

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><b>The first step</b> is a no-brainer. Say you are one of the tens of thousands of people …

Will Stem Cells Replace Dental Implants?

For many, a toothache may bring up their deepest and darkest fears. The reality for many is that the dentist can send you through a wave of emotions, …

Expanding the search: genetic testing reveals new targets, treatment options for cancer patients

Researchers in Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine are using new genetic tests developed at Mayo Clinic to find more effective therapies …

CRISPR Gene Therapy via Skin Grafts Treats Obesity and Diabetes in Mice | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>When fed a high-fat diet, mice with a skin graft (left), genetically altered to secrete GLP-1 in response to the antibiotic …

China Regenerative's Stem Cell Research Sparks Hope – Bloomberg

China Regenerative's Stem Cell Research Sparks Hope<p>China Regenerative's Stem Cell Research Sparks Hope<p>China Regenerative's Stem Cell Research Sparks …

China

Genetic testing threatens the insurance industry

IF A genetic test could tell whether you are at increased risk of getting cancer or Alzheimer’s, would you take it? As such tests become more …

Editing the human genome brings us one step closer to consumer eugenics | David King

Hijacked by the free market, human gene editing will lead to greater social inequality by heading where the money is: designer babies<p>“Hope for families with genetic conditions”, and “scientific breakthrough”: that is how headlines are proclaiming a project that modified human embryos to remove …

The best way to fix broken bones might be with glass

Glass may not seem an obvious material for a bone replacement. But UK surgeons are finding that bioglass not only is stronger than bone: it can bend, bounce and even fight infection.<p>In 2002, Ian Thompson, a specialist in facial reconstruction at King’s College, London, received an urgent phone …

Repairs

The Call-In: Genetic Engineering

Last week, a new study was released confirming that scientists had successfully modified human embryos to eliminate a genetic defect. We asked you for your questions.<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>And this is The Call-In.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF CORDUROI'S "MY DEAR")<p>GARCIA-NAVARRO: Today we're talking …

Scientists notice rare children's disease, trace to single mutation

A previously unrecognized, extremely rare neurodegenerative condition in young children is caused by a single mutation, scientists concluded after …

A Smart Watch to Help Blind People Navigate - MIT Technology Review

Fernando Albertorio is legally blind, which can make it tricky to navigate busy sidewalks without bumping into things. He’s got a sort of superpower …

Batteries

Cognitive Hearing Aid Can Isolate a Single Voice in a Crowded Room

This new AI-powered system developed at Columbia University could show up in commercial hearing aids within five years.<p>Ask anyone who uses a modern …

Columbia University

The Success Of ‘Wonder Woman’ Has Reportedly Guaranteed We’ll Be Seeing Gal Gadot Pop Up In Other DC Comics Films

Patty Jenkins’ <i>Wonder Woman</i> is far from a disaster from Warner Bros, making those reports from before its release seem a little suspect at this point. That said, the rest of the DC Comics slate was limping behind its competition at the box office despite a fairly warm fan reception, but has now …

Stuff We Love: Sewing patterns that have a geeky twist

There are a lot of people who can create amazing costumes and cosplay. If you’re not sure you can handle making something from scratch, though, there …

It’s Cool, the Inhumans’ Director Didn’t Like the First Trailer Either

If you watched the first trailer for Marvel’s Inhumans TV show and were like, “what the hell was that?” Good news! The director of the show didn’t …

Breakdown of Captain America’s new suit in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

While the poster for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ did give us our first look at Captain America’s new suit, post-Civil War, it’s difficult to tell if the …

Marvel Universe

Timeline: The turmoil and legacy of India’s hasty partition

<b>It is 70 years since British colonial India was partitioned into two new nations - India and Pakistan.</b><p>The BBC charts the struggle for independence, the dividing lines drawn in haste, the jubilation of freedom and the catastrophic violence that would reverberate through the next 70 years.<p>TAP HERE TO …

India

War of 1812: Siege of Fort Wayne

Siege of Fort Wayne - Conflict & Date:<p>The Siege of Fort Wayne was fought September 5-12, 1812, during the War of 1812 (1812-1815).<p>Armies &</b> …

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," were loaded onto bombers at the North Field airbase on Tinian Island in the Northern Mariana Islands, which are south of Japan.<p>Until recently, few photographs of the run up to the attacks were available.<p>But declassified pictures shed light on the …

Archives

Stephanie Davis arrives at court to face Jeremy McConnell over his assault charge

The ex-Hollyoaks actress is set to face her on-off ex in court<p>Stephanie Davis has arrived at court to face Jeremy McConnell over his assault …

Judiciary

8 Plugins Every WordPress Website Needs

Make sure you have these essential plugins to keep your site running smoothly and efficiently.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any WordPress user knows, plugins are an important feature to any site, and finding the right ones can be a chore.<p>For those <i>not</i> familiar, …

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The Art Institute wants to show you new Gauguin

Art historians know there was much more to Paul Gauguin than paintings of "bare breasts and mangoes," as Gloria Groom, the curator of a new Art Institute exhibition on the French multimedia artist, puts it.<p>The general public, however, may not see the stockbroker-turned-impressionist …

How Dare the ‘Baywatch’ Movie Be This Bad

The biggest fan of the ‘Baywatch’ TV series (me) relives the magic of the iconic TV show, and bemoans how terrible the upcoming film adaptation …