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Scientists announce new gene-editing techniques aimed at common mutations

Genetics is having a moment in the sun. Last year, biologists at the University of Bath in England created mice with neon feet. Scientists edited human embryos for the first time in the United States in August, cutting out a mutation for a heritable heart disease. Earlier this month, research …

Genetics

Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

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Clean Energy

Slanted electrode implant restores movement to paralyzed limbs

Once the realm of science fiction, the ability to restablish a link between the brain and the limbs after it's been severed as a result of spinal …

Sarai Walker: 'I stopped holding back, and my writing had a new energy'

The author of Dietland explains how her struggle with a very dark story eventually freed her imagination and delivered ‘the writer’s version of a runner’s high’<p>When I was a young writer, a powerful literary man took an interest in my work. This man, who had discovered authors who later became …

Video about using psychedelic drugs to treat anxiety, addiction, and OCD

In the last decade, researchers at Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere have launched new studies investigating whether psychedelic drugs, from …

Neuron Regeneration: How Your Brain Fixes Itself After Damage

Damage to your brain can have a lasting impact on every facet of life, since the organ controls all bodily functions. A new study suggests that the …

Your Eyes Are a Window Into the Inner Workings of Your Brain

William Shakespeare is credited with observing, "Eyes are the window to the soul." A new study goes one step farther by showing how your eyes are a …

Neurology