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Editing Human Embryos: So This Happened

Science & InnovationThe Loom<p>Earlier this week, Chinese researchers reported that they edited the genes of human embryos using a new technique called CRISPR. While these embryos will not be growing up into genetically modified people, I suspect this week will go down as a pivotal moment in the …

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Grow Your Own Crystals in Eggshells

Tired of long expeditions into deep dark mines in search of precious crystals? Take the easy route and grow your own!<p>You know that stuff you use in canning vegetables, the ingredient that gives pickles their crunch? It’s called alum, and it’s what you can use to create your very own crystals. You …

Magical Fabric Could Let You Change Clothes Instantly

What would you do with this magic fabric that can change shape at will?<p>You can knot a scarf a dozen different ways. But for the most part, once you sew a textile into a piece of apparel, or upholster it around a piece of furniture, you can’t change the style much.<p>Not so with the Magnetic Fabrics, …

Recovered Footage Reveals What Transpired Before Officer Smashed Woman’s Phone

Footage that was recorded moments before a US marshal destroyed a woman’s cell phone has now emerged. It turns out the phone was shattered and no …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Captain Marvel movie to be written by two women, Marvel confirms

<i>Captain Marvel</i>, the upcoming Marvel Studios film featuring the Carol Danvers version of the comics character, will be co-written by Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve, Marvel Entertainment announced today.<p>The announcement confirmed a report from The Hollywood Reporter a week ago.<p>Perlman co-wrote …

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March 23, 1965 Launch of First Crewed Gemini Flight

The first crewed Gemini flight, Gemini III, lifted off Launch Pad 19 at 9:24 a.m. EST on March 23, 1965. The spacecraft "Molly Brown" carried …

Instagram built a brand-new app to make photo collages

You're about to see a lot more picture grids in your Instagram feed<p>If you've spent any time on Instagram over the last few years, you've almost certainly noticed the proliferation of collage pictures — even though Instagram's default image size is rather small, users often take several photos and …

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Never, Ever Interrupt Mating Giant Tortoises

Changing Planet<p>Run like shell. (Photo by Neil Gelinas)<p>At 183 years old, Jonathan the Aldabra tortoise is the oldest known living animal in the world, and I’ve just had an unexpected encounter with one of his younger relatives here on Assumption Island.<p>I’ve come as leader of the National Geographic …

Two Vampire Crab Species Found, Are Already Popular Pets

Spooky-eyed crustaceans sold as aquarium pets are two previously unknown species from Indonesia, a new study says.<p>Vampire crabs, so named because of their glowing yellow eyes, have become popular as pets, but the origin of some of these spooky-looking crustaceans has been cloaked in mystery.<p>Until …

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