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A Chinese company is pioneering the technology to let parents pick their smartest embryo

No one knows what genes make people smart. But the chance to figure that out is just kind of hanging there: 50-80% of what determines IQ is thought to be inherited.<p>Shenzhen-based BGI is seizing that opportunity. Its cognitive genomics division is mapping the genes (pdf) of math geniuses. …

Branch-Like Dendrites Function As Mini-Computers In The Brain

Previously thought to be passive, the branching brain wires actively compute signals.<p>A new paper in <i>Nature</i> suggests that we've been thinking about neurons all wrong. Namely, it suggests that dendrites, the tree-like branches of wiring that extend out from the soma, or cell body, aren't just passive …

Neuroscience

Chimichurri Wings Recipe by Carolyng Gomes

<b>A mix of parsley, cilantro, red pepper flakes, garlic and a healthy dose of olive oil makes these wings crisp on the outside and tender on the …

South America

Fig and Goat Cheese Ice Cream Recipe

Before we ever get off a plane to a new city, we’re researching some of the best places to eat. Our love of food extends to every corner of the city. …

Gluten

In addition to their awesome bulk section and farmer’s market caliber produce, one of the reasons I prefer shopping at our local mega-co-op, Rainbow …

PayPal Galactic: We'll Be Your Space Wallet

PayPay announces its intention to become the way you pay for things in space.<p>PayPal is already the preferred method of payment across much of the Internet. Will it soon be the preferred method of payment in the next business frontier—space?<p>With human access to space set to expand as companies …

Flying

Scientists peek at memories being made - Futurity

USC (US) — Using microscopic probes, researchers can see the physical changes that occur when …

Roasted Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream with Bourbon and Chocolate • The Bojon Gourmet

Like many teenagers before us, my best friend and I ate unconscionable amounts of gelato while traveling through Europe many years ago. Each …

Asparagus Fries with Curry Dip Recipe

Veggie’s Revenge: Asparagus Fries with Curry-Mayo Dip<p>Veggie’s Revenge <i>will make you want to eat your vegetables every single time (and lick the plate</i> …

Garlicky Shrimp Scampi | Williams-Sonoma Taste

The term “scampi” is used to describe sauteed jumbo shrimp in a butter, white wine sauce. If you like, substitute scallops instead, or use a combination of both. They’re delicious with the sauce, and small bay scallops will cook in about the same amount of time as the shrimp. Serve the saucy scampi …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

Prosciutto & Gruyere Croissants

processor danish pastry:<p>1/4 cup (60 ml) warm water<p>1/2 cup (125 ml) milk at room temperature<p>1 large egg at room temperature<p>2 1/4 cups (10 1/8 oz | …

Whipped Feta Recipe - How To Make Whipped Feta

How To Make (Amazing!) Whipped Feta. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 13, 2013 254<p>I don’t even know what to saaaay.<p>This whipped feta is single-handedly …

Spanakopita Strudels

I am Greek. I did not, however, grow up in a family like the one portrayed in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. My mother did not pack me “mouss-ka-ka” for …