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Ageing is a disease. Gene therapy could be the 'cure'

In September 2015, Elizabeth Parrish flew from Seattle to Colombia to receive an experimental treatment.<p>Craig Venter wants to tackle the ultimate …

How Mumbai's history made sure it became a centre of innovation and entrepreneurship

And how neighbouring Pune got on the map as well.<p>With new-generation start-ups in a wide range of technological areas, Mumbai seems to be once again …

India

This unique theory suggests that consciousness is a byproduct of entropy

It’s the second law of thermodynamics, one of the essential rules of the physical universe, everything is infused with a particle of chaos, and that …

Consciousness

Here Are Some Great Tips on How to Start a Business With No Money

Learn How to Start a Business With No Money<p>Updated April 20, 2018<p>A lot of entrepreneurs get caught up in the old cliche that you need money to make …

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Scientists create video of bacteria evolving drug resistance.

This is truly stunning: Scientists have released a video showing evolution in action.<p>They built a table more than a meter long and put down a culture …

When Evolution Fights Back Against Genetic Engineering

“Gene drives,” a technology for controlling genetic traits, could revolutionize disease prevention. But nature has a way of thwarting scientific meddling.<p>In a crowded auditorium at New York’s Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in August, Philipp Messer, a population geneticist at Cornell University, …

Genetics

An Indian scientist is on the verge of making genetically modified cotton

An Indian scientist whose team has developed a genetically modified (GM) mustard variety that is inching towards a possible commercial launch said he could soon hand to a state agency a GM cotton variety that can rival Monsanto's seeds.<p>Deepak Pental and his colleagues at the Delhi University worked …

How-To: Use iPad keyboard shortcuts in iOS 9 and work more efficiently (Cheat Sheet)

Yesterday I mentioned a useful tip for using physical keyboards with iPads in my guide to unlocking the full potential of the iPad Pro. The tip actually works with all iOS 9 iPads connected to external keyboards over Bluetooth, Lightning, or the Smart Connector: hold Command (⌘) to see a list of …

The Indian Startup Ecosystem — Something Isn’t Right

I am not even remotely involved with the Indian startup ecosystem. But unfortunately, I read a lot and try to make sense of it in equal measures. And …

How a Fresher can become an Experienced Research Scientist

--Sharing is Caring--<p>“A Diamond is just a piece of Charcoal which handled Stress Exceptionally well”<p>A transition of charcoal to Diamond can only …

Hall of Fame

How humans could evolve to survive in space

If we hope to one day leave Earth and explore the universe, our bodies are going to have to get a lot better at surviving the harsh conditions of …

Biology

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

The theory of antimemories could help explain many cognitive problems in the brain such as autism and schizophrenia.<p>One of the most intriguing …

Are we closing in on HIV?

With the help of vaccines, infectious diseases that have haunted humanity for thousands of years have been turned into historical …

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.<p>They were in my hair, in my head, all I heard was this crazy buzzing<p>Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to …

Is The Human Species Still Evolving?

Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind<p>Is there a <i>Homo superius</i> just around the next corner, waiting to take our place? Let’s think about what it would take: If we were to give rise to a new species, something would have to happen to us to create a bottleneck or isolated place …

One Goat’s Million-Dollar Blood Is Fueling Cancer Research

In the quest to create a device to detect how cancer moves throughout the body, researchers discovered that one specific goat’s blood was key to success. Then that blood became very, very precious.<p>Once there was a goat living somewhere in North America. The goat, fed, kept warm, lived out its life …

Surprise: Tobacco could eventually lead to new cancer treatment

When tobacco and cancer are used in the same sentence, the word "cause" usually goes in between. That's why a new research from La Trobe University in Australia could confuse some folks -- after all, the researchers discovered that tobacco could potentially be used for cancer treatment. Before you …

The AIDS Cure

Reservoirs of HIV hide deep within the body. Scientists are now closing in on methods to wipe them out.<p><b>In 2007</b>, a little-known German doctor applied to speak at a prestigious AIDS conference, claiming to have cured a single case of the disease. He described a 41-year-old man, dubbed the “Berlin …

Born To Swim?

Try this to trigger one of the cutest reflexes around. Just blow into a baby’s face and watch him or her gulp air, close eyes, and stop whatever they’re doing. Parents have used this as a way to get their little ones to stop crying – but it’s also the path to swimming.<p>The response is what’s known …

“K release” (Key Lime Pie?) Android arriving this fall; to support low-end devices and other hardware

An ample <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report offered details about three new products that Google is said to be working on, but also provided details about the upcoming major Android update, “known internally as ‘K release.’”<p>We have already talked about the Android console, smartwatch and new Nexus Q that …

Download: Boot Animation, SunBeam Live Wallpaper, And Updated Camera From Google Play Edition Devices [Updated]

Scarcely a day has passed since the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 and HTC One went on sale, and their software bits are already floating around …

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