Noelle Barnes

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The Long-Shot Bid to Put Crispr in the Hands of the People

Last week, the US Patent and Trademarks Office ruled on the most-watched patent proceeding of the 21st century: the fight for Crispr-Cas9. The …

Mini-Brains Created that Grow Blood Vessels | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Under the microscope, staining highlights a network of vasculature amid the ball of neurons that make up a minibrain. …

Neuroscience

New method of genetic engineering indispensable tool in biotechnological applications

Scientists are pioneering a new method of genetic engineering for basic and applied biological research and medicine. Their work has the potential to …

Germany Is Threatening Biohackers With Prison

Over the last few years, advances in science have made the kind of experiments once only accessible to PhDs with fancy labs far more attainable. …

An Exploration of the Human Brain: Charlie Rose

Tonight, we continue on our exploration of the human brain with the look at the relationship between childhood adversity and the developing brain. …

China's Secret Genetic Engineering Dick Morris TV: Lunch ALERT!

Is China Engineering Smarter Babies?

Chinese Scientists Will Be First To Use CRISPR Gene Editing On Humans

Will China Genetically Engineer Super Babies? | China Uncensored

China The Genetic Engineering Superpower

Brain Computation Is Organized via Power-of-Two-Based Permutation Logic

Introduction<p>Our knowledge regarding specific genes, neuron types and circuitry functions has expanded substantially since Ramón y Cajal pioneered …

Neuroscience

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

How About a New Theory of Evolution with Less Natural Selection?

In early November, a group of preeminent biologists, doctors, anthropologists, and computer scientists met in London to consider making a major …

Biology

Weird 'Snakeskin' on Pluto Actually Similar to Features on Earth

Pluto's strange "snakeskin" terrain has an Earthly counterpart, a new study suggests.<p>The "scales" of this alien landscape, which were first spotted …

Solar System

For NASA’s human spaceflight programs a difficult year lies ahead

New leadership must confront Soyuz problems, commercial crew delays, and SLS costs.<p>The new year finds NASA beset by uncertainty, especially with …

Space Exploration

A Weird New Property Of Water Points To Big Possibilities

Water stays frozen at temperatures well above boiling when it’s trapped inside carbon nanotubes.<p>The discovery reveals another unexpected property of water. And that strange behavior has scientists salivating at the thought of possible applications.<p>Water is a pretty unusual substance to begin with. …

Protons

Why Trump scrapping NASA climate funding is bad news for our planet

Advisers to the new US president-elect have promised to slash funding to NASA's Earth division in favor of investing further in space exploration. …

New simulation could shed light on dark energy and expansion of the universe

Scientists have created the most accurate way yet of simulating the way the universe expands.<p>Dubbed “gevolution”, the tool will for the first time allow researchers to take into account the effect of ripples in spacetime - known as gravitational waves - and could help shed light on dark energy, the …

Dark Matter

Theory challenging Einstein's view on speed of light could soon be tested

New paper describes for first time how scientists can test controversial idea that speed of light is not a constant<p>The newborn universe may have glowed with light beams moving much faster than they do today, according to a theory that overturns Einstein’s century-old claim that the speed of light …

Physics