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Why Biotech's Biggest Breakthrough Is Now In Dispute

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: A new gene-editing technology allows scientists to precisely locate and cut out bits of DNA from live …

Frankenstein science: Maverick Italian surgeon announces 'successful' China monkey head transplant

A monkey head transplant has been performed in China, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has claimed. Images released appear to show a head …

The Biggest Dinosaur In History May Never Have Existed

This week, the American Museum of Natural History in New York will unveil its newest exhibit to the press: the skeleton of a huge plant-eating …

Who Are The Prisoners The U.S. And Iran Are Exchanging?

On Saturday, Iran released four detained Iranian-Americans and the U.S. released or pardoned seven Iranians, and dropped extradition requests for 14 more, in a highly choreographed prisoner exchange. Iran also simultaneously released a fifth American detainee.<p>The news comes as Iran is poised to …

5 things to know about Flint's water crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> An once-quiet crisis in Flint is now drawing voluminous concern from around the nation as celebrities, politicians and presidential candidates steer attention to the toxic tap water in one of Michigan's biggest and most beleaguered cities.<p>It's hard to put anything about the issue in a …

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Newly discovered security flaw could let hackers control 66% of all Android devices

A newly discovered vulnerability in the Linux kernel could allow attackers to gain access to millions of Android devices as well as Linux PCs and servers.<p>Security firm Perception Point found the bug indexed as CVE-2016-0728, which has existed for almost three years since Linux kernel version 3.8 …

Robots That Could Decompose When They're No Longer Needed

It might be time to start building robot cemeteries<p>Scientists at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) are developing materials that could allow robots to decompose at the end of their lives, much like humans, according to Reuters.<p>Most robots are made of plastic and metal, which are …

Tesla suing supplier that failed to meet Falcon Wing door expectations

Tesla is suing a former supplier over a contractual disagreement over the Model X's crazy-complicated (and just crazy) Falcon Wing doors.<p>Hoerbiger is a Swiss supplier of hydraulic systems for things like trunk lids and lift gates, and had a partnership with Tesla from February 2014 to May 2015 when …

China Poised To Overtake U.S. & Japan In iOS Revenue Within The Next Year

Apple’s lead over Google when it comes to revenue generated by the companies’ respective mobile application markets, the App Store and Google Play, has been cemented, according to a new report out today from App Annie. And this continues to be true even though Google Play is now leading when it …

The Air Force's Reaper drone keeps crashing

According to a new investigation from <i>The Washington Post</i>, the Air Force had its worst year for drone crashes ever in 2015, as its Reaper drone was suddenly plagued by crashes.<p>Crashes caused $2 million in damage<p>The <i>Post</i> found that electrical failures have been causing the massive military drone to …

Apple iOS 9.2.1 Has A Nasty Surprise

Last night Apple released iOS 9.2.1 to little fanfare. On the surface this makes sense as Apple billed it as nothing more than dedicated bug fixes, but dig deeper and there’s actually a nasty surprise waiting…<p>Despite the bug fixing promise, Apple has admitted to Ars Technica that iOS 9.2.1 doesn’t …

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Istanbul suicide bomber registered as refugee before attack

ISTANBUL (AP) — The suicide attacker who detonated a bomb that killed 10 German tourists in the heart of Istanbul's historic district had registered …

Cardboard Cinema: Board Games For Video Gamers

The <b>Cardboard Cinema</b> series was created to explore the overlapping worlds of movies and tabletop, to recommend board games to film fans looking to dip …

Rand Paul Tries to Fight His Way Back to the Main Stage

The Republican contender is making a last-ditch effort to quality for the next primetime Republican debate.<p>The past few days haven’t been kind to Rand Paul.<p>On Monday, Fox Business declared that the Republican presidential candidate didn’t make the polling cutoff for Thursday’s GOP primetime debate. …