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Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Genetics

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Physicists expand on theory of Schrodinger’s cat | Toronto Star

Everyone’s heard of Schrodinger’s cat, and if you’re not a physicist or a liar, you can probably admit that you don’t really get it. Well, hold onto …

Amazing new silver boa constrictor species found on remote island

A new species of boa constrictor has been discovered after one slithered onto the head of the leader of an expedition to a remote Caribbean island.<p>The Silver Boa [Chilabothrus argentum] was discovered on an island in the Bahamas, with scientists identifying 20 of the three-foot long snakes during …

At Home With Office 365

Our home office computing columnist kicks off a series comparing productivity solutions by looking at the one suite to rule them all: Microsoft …

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Technology and Science News - ABC News

Elon Musk holds rare town hall to discuss LA tunnel<p>Amazon Prime set to increase its annual membership fee by $10<p>YouTube Music launches revamped …

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Netflix Competitor ShowMax Launches Into 36 African Countries

ShowMax, the video streaming service from emerging markets media giant Naspers, is launching its offering in 36 African markets.<p>The SVOD supplier is the part of the Naspers group, which also owns the dominant satellite television service in sub-Saharan Africa, DStv, through its subsidiary …

Televisions

Climate change is for, and against, the birds, say scientists

A new study shows that climate change is linked to population increases of some bird species and declines of others.<p>Use of the phrase "going south …

Climate Change

Wild tiger population could treble if action taken, scientists say

However, the tiger could now be turning a corner, say scientists who have conducted a new satellite image study.<p>The findings show that enough wild …

Birds use language like humans, joining calls together to form sentences

Birds form complex sentences by joining calls together to create new meanings, scientists have found<p>Birds use language like humans, joining specific ‘chirrups’ together to form complex sentences – the first creature that has ever been shown to do so.<p>Scientists have known for some time that animals …

Birds

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain