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Unexpected Risks Found In Replacing DNA To Prevent Inherited Disorders

In September, reproductive endocrinologist John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City captured the world's attention when they announced the birth of a child to a mother carrying a fatal genetic defect.<p>Using a technique called mitochondrial replacement therapy, the …

Genetics

Researchers think we may have to protect our brains from hackers in a few years

What if hackers could one day control your mind, or at least take a glimpse inside, through the use of sophisticated malware?<p>It’s a scenario that’s sounds straight out of a science fiction novel, but we’re far closer than you might think. As scientists continue to make breakthroughs in implanting, …

Brainwaves

Researchers think they've found the holy grail of secure passwords — using poetry

Fortunately for all of us, a pair of researchers say they have solved this problem — using poetry.<p>Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Ghazvininejad, both of the University of Southern California, have published a paper that presents creating a poem from randomly selected words as an easy way to create a …

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Space Travel

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester when …

Google executive says it's possible to live to be 500

"If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes," Bill Maris, Google Ventures' managing partner and president, said in a Bloomberg profile.<p>"Twenty years ago, without genomics, you could only treat cancer with a poison. That's really different from, 'We can cure your cancer …

This media startup found success covering Bitcoin's rise. Now it must survive the fall

One day last summer, a man claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, barged into CoinDesk's London office and started …

Report: Google app will soon let you translate voice to text in real time

Google is planning to launch an update to its Google Translate app for phones, enabling automatic, real-time translation of voice to text for a few …

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Views on Grexit: a summary of German media

<i>According to the</i> <i>Spiegel on 22 July</i> <i>the IMF signalled to EU leaders that it would not participate in further support for Greece. Countries like the</i> …

Obstacle avoidance is the next big step for drones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images<p>Consumer drones have come a long way in just a few years, evolving from complex hobbyist …

Drones

Language-learning app Duolingo introduces program for classrooms

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Duolingo, an app that turns the language-learning experience into a game and uses the data generated to improve itself, is …

Intel is ready to put a Windows 8.1 PC on your dumb TV with this tiny device

The extremely small Curie processor for wearable devices isn’t the only interesting tech product Intel unveiled at CES 2015, as the company also …

Up to three more Broadwell-based Chromebooks in the works

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>We only saw one new Chromebook at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, but if you listened to …

LG's new all-in-one Windows PC is ultrawide and curvy

So, the first thing to notice is the display. While it's not anything crazy like 4K or even QHD, it is big, and it is bright. It's a 29-inch IPS …

How would you use a 320GB smartphone?

We live in a world where everything is available “on the cloud”. We have more online storage options that I can count. Streaming radio is not only so …

CES is finally over. Here’s everything you missed

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg<p>We expected CES this year to be about connecting everything from watches to toothbrushes to …

Remix “ultra-tablet” is an Android-running Surface look-alike

With as many products that show up at trade events like CES, it’s inevitable that some will resemble others to an extent. Of course, there are …

Last chance to enter the Double Nexus Giveaway

If you are a fan of the popular Android platform and are interested in owning the newest and best devices, then you are going to want to enter the …

Android News