Rachel Schwartz

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First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

This New App Sends Notes From Beyond the Grave

SafeBeyond allows a person to leave a virtual legacy after they’ve passed<p>When Moran Zur got married in 2006, his joy was tempered with sadness. He’d lost his father to cancer in 2002, and on that otherwise joyful day, he felt the loss deeply. He thought to himself, “What if I could only ask him so …

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New tool can identify soldiers most likely to commit violent crimes, study shows

In the science fiction thriller "Minority Report," a police force known as PreCrime uses mutated human psychics to identify criminals before they act.<p>The U.S. Army is working toward a similar goal — not by reading minds but by crunching data.<p>Using the military records of all 975,057 soldiers who …