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18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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For The First Time: Scientists Capture DNA Replication On Video

Almost all life on Earth is based on DNA being copied, or replicated. Now for the first time scientists have been able to watch the replication of a …

Genetics

The World's Coral Is Experiencing A Massive Bleaching Event

Reef-er madness<p>Coral reefs are mesmerizingly beautiful and full of incredible research opportunities. Unfortunately, they're also disappearing faster than ever.<p>Today, NOAA announced that the world is in the third recorded global coral bleaching event. That means that all across the world, coral …

Bill Gates And 13 Other Investors Pour $120 Million Into Revolutionary Gene-Editing Startup

Four years ago, the protein called CRISPR-Cas9, an enzyme that bacteria use to attack viruses that infect them, was unknown to humans. Now it is ubiquitous in science labs as the most efficient way of cutting-and-pasting DNA yet invented. Wired Magazine, in a breathless cover story, just called it …

Genetic Engineering

Wildfires push plants to move north - Futurity

As California wildfires burn tree canopies and forest floors, plants commonly found in more southern areas of the western United States are moving …

Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water

In Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, towns that are downstream from the old gold mine where contaminated wastewater spewed into a river have shut off their water supplies' connections to the spill. Two rivers will remain closed until at least Monday, officials say.<p>The spill began last Wednesday, when …

Pollution

How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

Italian Food

Gimme Some Oven Slow Cooker Tacos Al Pastor | Gimme Some Oven

Slow Cooker Tacos Al Pastor<p>During our stay in Austin this past month, Kathryne and I lived for a month with our version of a very “minimalist” …

Detoxing Guidelines: 16 Cleansing Foods

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods<p>Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the …