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CRISPR kills HIV and eats Zika 'like Pac-man'. Its next target? Cancer

There’s a biological revolution underway and its name is CRISPR.<p>Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?<p>WIRED …

Genetics

China to investigate damage caused to the Great Wall as a third of site reduced to rubble

China is to investigate the level of damage caused to the Great Wall ten years after protection laws were introduced.<p>The campaign was launched after tourism and the theft of bricks to build houses have turned about a third of the Unesco site into rubble.<p>The State Administration of Cultural Heritage …

China

Scientists have discovered exactly 237 reasons people have sex

Psychologists Cindy Messon and David Buss didn't think that was very realistic.<p>So they gathered 444 people between 17 and 52 years old and asked them to list as many reasons they could think of why they or people they knew had chosen to have sex.<p>Then Messon and Buss went through the 715 responses, …

Japan parents left missing boy in woods 'as punishment'

<b>The parents of a seven-year-old boy missing in the mountains of northern Japan have admitted that they left him alone in the woods as a punishment.</b><p>The child has not been seen for two days, since his parents abandoned him in northern Hokkaido, a region home to wild bears.<p>The couple first told police …

The Lakers are giving away Kobe 'Love' shirts for his final game

The last NBA game that Kobe Bryant will ever play is hours away. Those lucky enough to have tickets will get this shirt, handed out by the Lakers, in honor his finale. There have been and will be hundreds of tributes, but the simplicity and the subtle Mamba logo make this one of the cooler ones.<p>If …

Selling

Airlines get nasty in competition for routes to Cuba

The war of words has gotten nasty, with the candidates describing the ideas of their rivals as "disingenuous," "extreme" and "capricious."<p>These are not the comments of presidential candidates. This is the language used by airlines that are competing for a handful of routes to Cuba that the U.S. …

Cuba

Finding Nemo: Photographer snaps shark that looks like Bruce

Fish are friends, not food.<p>A photographer in Florida has captured a photo of a lemon shark that looks remarkably like Bruce, the great white shark …

These Are the Top 10 In-Demand Jobs of 2016

If you’re looking for a new job in 2016, it may help to know what positions are needed most in the U.S. market. And the top two roles may come as a …

Insomniac's CEO on the challenges of making games for VR

As the Founder and CEO of Insomniac Games, Ted Price is responsible for esteemed console games like <i>Ratchet and Clank,</i> <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> and <i>Fuse</i>. Then there's <i>Song of the Deep</i>, a gorgeous 2D platformer that's slated to release this summer with GameStop as the publisher. But for Insomniac and other …

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

The Workplace

Ranking the world’s most powerful passports

Ten years ago, in my first job after graduation, I shared an office with a researcher called Munir who I nicknamed Dr2 because he not only had a PhD …

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