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Gene-edited rice plants could boost the world's food supply

Rice may be one of the most plentiful crops on Earth, but there are only so many grains you can naturally obtain from a given plant. Scientists may have a straightforward answer to that problem: edit the plants to make them produce more. They've used CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to create a rice plant …

Facebook is completely redesigning Messenger to make it simple again

Facebook is giving Messenger a major design overhaul, promising a much simpler and cleaner user experience after years of jamming the chat app full of superfluous features like games.<p>“When you’re messaging, you really want a simple and fast experience,” Mark Zuckerberg said during the company’s F8 …

Así lucen los Pokémon clásicos reimaginados con un aspecto 3D fotorrealista

En muchos sentidos, 'Pokémon Go' cumplió el sueño de varias generaciones dando la posibilidad de capturar y combatir junto a Pikachu y compañía …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

Por qué hay gente viendo series y escuchando podcasts a 1,5x

"Dejad de escuchar podcasts a 1,5x". El artículo de The Verge con ese titular se publicó en 2015 y lamentaba que hubiera <b>oyentes de podcasts que</b> …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Watch the first teaser for Venom with Tom Hardy

Venom was born in the darkness, Bane merely adopted it<p>Sony Pictures Entertainment has released the first teaser for its <i>Venom</i> movie, with Tom Hardy in the starring role.<p>Watch Hardy, as the washed up journalist Eddie Brock, in the trailer above.<p><i>Venom</i> marks the very beginning of “Sony’s Marvel …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

Si eres de los que se declara fan de los emojis estás de suerte, habrá 157 más

Los emojis se han convertido en una nueva forma de expresarnos. Existen tantos que, quizás, se podría llevar a cabo una conversación completa a base …

Netflix: “hacemos películas como Bright porque acaba viéndolas mucha gente, la crítica va aparte"

La batalla de Netflix por dominar la industria del vídeo parece tener una artillería cuasi infinita, financiada en parte por 20 mil millones de …

Por qué el precio de Bitcoin es tan volátil

En 2017 el valor de Bitcoin aumentó de apenas 1.000 dólares hasta casi 20.000 dólares, antes de caer a unos 13.000 dólares al finalizar el año. Desde …

El “fruto prohibido” de la Biblia nunca fue una manzana, fue un error de traducción

Para cualquier religión, la creencia en aquello que dictan las “sagradas escrituras” no deja de ser un acto de fe. En la historia de Adán y Eva, la …

Esta es la mejor evidencia hasta ahora de que los humanos están reparando el agujero de ozono

El agujero de ozono se siente como el típico problema de los años 80, pero a diferencia de los teléfonos de coche y los peinados de pelo largo de los …

Jony Ive is retaking control of Apple’s design team after two years in hands-off role

Guess who’s back, back again<p>Jony Ive, technically Apple’s design chief since 2015, is once again assuming management control of the iPhone maker’s design team after two years in a largely hands-off role, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. Ive, responsible for the look and feel of Apple hardware …

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Hit On Women Without Being A Jerk?

Hello all you leakey Twitternet pheromone squids, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s descended from Sir Francis …

20 Simple Ways to Hack Your Happiness, According to Science

From taking walks to listening to music -- do small things to greatly boost your happy quotient.<p>Happiness, anger, depression, anxiety, excitement -- we’ve all experienced each of these emotions before. It’s part of the human condition and how we’re wired. But if we had the option to feel happy …

Happiness

Más cerca de cultivar plantas en Marte: prueban que las lombrices de tierra viven y se reproducen en suelo marciano

La humilde lombriz de tierra puede parecernos una criatura repelente, pero es de extraordinario valor para los cultivos. Su sistema digestivo …

Hilo oficial - Gearbest está liquidando su almacén de Europa

Gearbest liquida el almacén de Europa y pone precios (y descuentos) bastantes interesantes.<br>2$ de descuento por más de 20$ de compra: EUBF20-2<br>6$ de …

The Sims 4 console versions make it the couch game you didn’t know you wanted

The controller lacks the precision of a mouse, however<p>Since the release of the very first quirky life simulator <i>The Sims</i> in 2000, it’s been my go-to game for a night by myself. Everything about the game on suggests a quiet time for one. There’s no two-player option, and if you aren’t in the driver’s …

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

Los ojos de los insectos tienen mayor resolución de lo que se creía

Un nuevo estudio de la Universidad de Sheffield revela que los insectos poseen una visión mucho mejor y pueden ver en un detalle mucho más elevado de …

El estudio polémico de la semana: una dieta de grasas aumenta la longevidad

A nivel mundial, la ONU prevé que el número de personas de 80 años o más, se triplique en 2050, pasando de 137 millones en 2017 a 425 millones en …

Los 5 videojuegos más caros de desarrollar de la historia

Ya sabemos que sabes que los videojuegos son productos de entretenimiento <b>bastante costosos de desarrollar</b>. No sólo se debe a que haya que contratar a …

PEDU, una bicicleta de montaña eléctrica que prueba suerte en kickstarter

Aventura off-road divertida y accesible, así se presenta PESU, una bicicleta de montaña que ha superado lo que buscaba en kickstarter, los 100.000 …

Mario Is Officially No Longer A Plumber

According to Mario’s newly updated, official Japanese-language profile, the iconic character isn’t working as a plumber. This shouldn’t be a total …

Eduard Khil, el peculiar barítono ruso que se convirtió en el meme viral Mr. Trololó

Tal día como hoy nacía en Rusia Eduard Khil, el artista que iba a pasar a la historia a través de uno de los grandes memes universales de Internet. …

Gwent Delivers The Witcher 3's War-Weary Fatalism In Elegant Card Form

<i>The Witcher 3</i> is one of this console generation’s best games. It might even be one of the best role-playing games ever made. Maybe it shouldn’t come …

These tiny, light-activated nanomachines can kill cancer cells within minutes

50,000 of them are the width of a strand of human hair<p>Scientists have developed tiny, light-activated nanomachines that can drill into cancer cells and kill them within minutes.<p>Last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists who discovered how to build these nanomachines out of …

Congress looks into government agencies' deals with Kaspersky

Kaspersky has a long and difficult path ahead if it wants to clear its name. The US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology has just asked 22 government agencies for all the documents and communications they have about Kaspersky Lab products, staring from January 1st, …

A new microscope uses light to "cut" through tissue samples and find cancer

It could help surgeons remove cancerous breast tissues all at once.<p>The ultimate goal of a lumpectomy is to remove all the cancerous tissue from a person’s breast while saving as much of the healthy tissue as possible. But that’s even harder than it sounds. Without the ability to look at tissue …

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