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British scientists seek to edit the genes of embryos; bioethicists warn of potential dangers

Earlier this year, Chinese scientists caused an international furor when they reported that they had taken 86 human embryos and attempted to modify the gene that causes β-thalassaemia, a blood disorder that is potentially fatal.<p>It was the first time edits had been confirmed to have been done on …

Forget Counting Calories, Science Says Count Your Bites

Forget Counting Calories, Science Says Count Your BitesLONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: A 'Zombie' member of staff bites into a burger during a …

Nutrition

9 Amazing Augmented Reality Apps for Teaching and Learning

We’re Seeing an Explosion of Free and Low Cost Augmented Reality Tools for Education Augmented reality (AR) has evolved in recent years and its …

Augmented Reality

This Data Scientist Made a Map of Every Single US Traffic Death In the Last Decade

Statistics about traffic fatalities don’t always have the power to shock most people. Huge numbers–like 373,377, the number of people who died in …

6-Year-Old Genius Stumps Math Teacher With Brilliant Answer To Math Problem

A proud mom recently posted her six-year-old son’s hilarious answer to a math test question online. After correctly answering the first question, he …