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Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

Scientists Have Rejuvenated Old Mice With The Blood of Human Teenagers

The fountain of youth is real, and it's creepy.<p>It might sound like something out of a creepy folk tale, but scientists have found evidence that …

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These Photos Show The Galaxy Note 7 Doesn't Take Better Pictures Than Cheaper Chinese Phones

Yesterday I wrote about my first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after a few days of use. I thought the phone was great, but really overpriced and overrated (by the myriad of “This is the best phone ever!” reviews out there). I wanted to elaborate further on the overrated bit, specifically …

When Will Princess Kate and Prince William Announce the New Princess's Name?

We won’t know the name of Princess Cambridge until some important people have been informed first.<p>Prince William and Princess Kate will wait to …

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"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition

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Japan wants to build a space-based solar energy farm

A new proposal from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) lays out a plan that would solve the country’s energy woes for decades to come.<p>The power source? A series of platforms launched into orbit around the planet to collect solar energy. Yeah, that’s right — a space-based solar energy …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …