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How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Chinese scientists to trial revolutionary gene-editing technique on cancer patients

A ground-breaking gene-editing technique is to be tested on humans for the first time, with Chinese oncologists trialling the innovation on lung cancer patients.<p>The team from Sichuan University’s West China hospital in Chengdu, China will begin tests in August, the scientific journal Nature …

Genetics

Moscow confirms US expelled 2 Russian diplomats, initially asked to keep it secret

Russia's Foreign Ministry has confirmed reports about US authorities expelling two Russian diplomats from Washington DC following an incident outside …

Lonelygirl15 returns to YouTube, proves the internet is finally out of ideas

Like the awkward teenage photos that get dragged out at Christmas, lonelygirl15 is back. And if you're wondering whether a 2006 hoax web series will translate, things are still just as cryptic.<p>In 2006, Twitter was just a few months old, your MySpace Top 8 was prime real estate and lonelygirl15 …

Internet

Ed Sheeran faces $20 million lawsuit over his song ‘Photograph’

Ed Sheeran is being sued over his song “Photograph,” in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that alleges the English singer-songwriter of “verbatim, …

10 books that will change the way you think about the future

1/<p>"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" by Elizabeth Kolbert<p>Amazon<p>Combining science and history, Kolbert highlights humans' impact on the …

Books

Trump would try to squeeze Mexico into funding border wall | Reuters

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday forcing Mexico to pay for his planned border wall by threatening to block remittances from illegal immigrants, which he said amounts to “welfare” for poor families in Mexico that their government does not provide.<p>The Republican presidential candidate’s …

Immigration

Hacker 'Guccifer' extradited from Romania, appears in U.S. court | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Romanian hacker known as “Guccifer” who posted unofficial emails sent to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the Internet was extradited from Romania and made his first court appearance in the United States on Friday.<p>Marcel Lazar Lehel, 40, is escorted by masked …

North Africa

Why You Should Never Take Shots With The Bartender, Plus More Drinking Tips From Jon Taffer

Should you eat the bar nuts?<p>Bar consultant and TV personality Jon Taffer knows a thing or two about nightlife culture.<p>With a service industry background spanning over three decades, the "Bar Rescue" host is no stranger to creating the perfect customer experience. Not to mention, his wildly …

Alcohol

Internet dinosaur Yahoo is finally running out of time

Rebel investor steps up offensive at with plan to unseat the board<p>Yahoo is still one of the great survivors of the internet age. But for how much …

Advertising

What we found when we simulated the backbone of the entire Internet on SpatialOS

<i>This article was first published on March 24th 2016.</i><p><i>Our SpatialOS platform is now in an open beta for games development. Start for free with our</i> …

Have Scientists Cracked the Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle?

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0<p>The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the infamous Argosy, has long been controversial. Its existence as a center for sunken ships and downed airplanes has never gained official traction: the U.S. …

Coman wants to stay at Bayern forever

The France international, who can make his loan deal permanent, would be happy to stay at the Bundesliga champions until he hangs up his boots<p>Bayern Munich attacker Kingsley Coman admits he wants to stay with the Bundesliga champions for the remainder of his career.<p>The France international joined …

Soccer

Dark Side Of Investment In Fast-Growing Vietnam

Vietnam has hung a light out for factory investment in Asia. The Southeast Asian country keeps costs and entry barriers low for foreign ventures. But another aspect of investment compares more to power outages: on, off, on again and now off once more. Officials have considered since 2013 opening …

Communist Party

Romanians make fun of Bernie Sanders over Internet tweet

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — From across the ocean, Bernie Sanders has managed to offend a good number of Romanians.<p>A Romanian travel agency on Thursday …

Bernie Sanders

These are the best 'Leo wants an Oscar' memes the Internet has to offer

If the Oscars gave out a 'Most Overlooked for an Oscar' award, Leonardo DiCaprio would be the winner every year.<p>Over the course of his career, …

5 Ways the Rich Pay Less in Taxes

And you can too!<p>Looking for ways to cut your tax bill at tax time? It might pay to think like the rich. While you may not be able to take advantage …

Popcorn Time lets you pirate from a browser window, and its creators want it legal

Popcorn Time is risen again, only this time it’s coming to a web browser near you.<p>If you’re not familiar, Popcorn Time was a streaming entertainment …

This is Microsoft's plan to power the internet from under the sea

Microsoft has a radical plan to change the way we power content on the internet. And it involves installing data centers in the ocean.<p>But according to The New York Times, Microsoft's scientific research arm is investigating how to make data centers more efficient.<p>The company's big idea: Since data …

U.S. militarism escalates: Despite promises of no boots on the ground, we have thousands of troops in Iraq and Syria

There are 3,700 U.S. soldiers in Iraq — and the Pentagon wants more, as militarism grows in Libya and Afghanistan<p>Ben Norton<p>February 1, 2016 7:25pm (UTC)<p>"The boots on the ground have to be Iraqi," President Obama insisted in a September 2014 interview.<p>"The resolution we've submitted today does not …

Middle East

Zika outbreak is now a global emergency, says World Health Organisation

The World Health Organisation has declared that the Zika virus outbreak is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Leonardo DiCaprio Talking Italian Is The Best Thing You’ll See All Day

Leonardo DiCaprio and The Pope discussed environmental issues at The Vatican...<p>Leonardo DiCaprio and the Pope are two people that you’d usually be …

Leonardo Dicaprio

12 Style Lessons We Can Learn from the Italians

If you can't beat them, copy them.<p>The Brits have funny teeth, the French have berets and baguettes, and the Dutch have their penchant for short-sleeved shirts and pulled-up white socks.<p>Every nation comes with its own lazy stereotypes attached, but for one country, the cliches aren't all that bad. …

Men's Fashion

UN health chief: Zika virus is 'spreading explosively'

GENEVA (AP) — The Zika virus is "spreading explosively" in the Americas, which could see up to 4 million cases over the next year, international …

Public Health

Artificial intelligence pioneer Marvin Minsky dead at 88

BOSTON (Reuters) - Marvin Minsky, the artificial intelligence pioneer who helped make machines think, leading to computers that understand spoken commands and beat grandmasters at chess, has died at the age of 88, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said.<p>Minsky, who died on Sunday, suffered a …

Artificial Intelligence