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CRISPR’d Cancer Cells Revolt Against Tumors

Cancer cells (via skeeze/Pixabay)<p>Harvard scientists are using CRISPR to rewire cancerous cells into lean, mean, disease-fighting machines.<p>According …

Cancer

CRISPR stocks plummet over study pointing to potential adverse effects

CRISPR-Cas9, the gene-snipping technology that has been heralded as a potential way to treat cancer and other genetic diseases, may present more risks than originally thought.<p>According to a new study released today in <i>Nature Biotechnology</i>, the DNA editing technique has been shown to produce …

Genetics

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Investing

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful."<p>That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.<p>Lawmakers in both …

Donald Trump

Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

Microsoft has finally launched its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 devices. It’s a free tool for collaborating on ideas with as many people as you like, and it’s not half bad.<p>Whiteboard (which has been available in preview since last December) is designed for use with a stylus, so it’ll automatically …

Apps

Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?

Could light one day be used to restore hearing?<p>To try to answer that question, a team of German bioengineers surgically installed coiled strips of …

Neurophilosophy

Elon Musk Unmasked as Top Donor to House Republican PAC

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been revealed as a top donor to a Republican PAC aimed at keeping control of Congress. Filings published by …

Republicans

This Vintage-Inspired Marshall Bluetooth Speaker Is More Than 50 Percent Off

You can save over $170.<p>You know what they say: what's old is new. That attitude is all well and good until the vintage radio you found at the thrift store starts shorting out and shooting sparks<p>$169.99<p>Shop Now<p>There are easier ways to combine vintage aesthetics with modern flair than rummaging …

Thrifting

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

A rare and expensive investment book tearing up the Amazon Kindle charts is actually an illegal copy

Hedge fund manager Seth Klarman's classic investment book "Margin of Safety" is being sold illegally on Amazon’s e-book platform.<p>On Tuesday Klarman's …

Investing

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

Biogen Shares Soar on Positive Alzheimer's Drug Results

It was a happy Friday for Biogen.<p>Biogen Inc. (BIIB) surged on Friday following the biopharmaceutical company publishing encouraging results from its …

Alzheimer's Disease

Donald Trump Is Incapable Of Reading A Book, Ghostwriter For ‘Art Of The Deal’ Claims

One day after Donald Trump wrote a misspelled tweet bragging about his writing abilities, the ghostwriter for his best selling book <i>The Art Of The …

Donald Trump

Half the country thinks Donald Trump is a racist. HALF.

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new Quinnipiac University poll has a striking result: 49% of people said they believe President Donald Trump to be a racist while 47% believe he is not.<p>Pause and digest that: Half the country -- HALF -- thinks the elected President of the United States harbors racist views.<p>That's a …

Donald Trump

Woman, 92, allegedly killed son who wanted to put her in a nursing home

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 92-year-old woman allegedly killed her son in Arizona because she did not want to be sent to an assisted living facility, authorities said.<p>Anna Mae Blessing was charged with first degree murder, aggravated assault and kidnapping after authorities found her 72-year-old son dead Monday at …

Crime

Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, US official says

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the U.S. just simply …

Venezuela

Young Trump staffers are complaining they can't date in DC because everyone hates them

Young Trump administration staffers are having a hard time dating in Washington — one of the most Democratic cities in the country — according to a new Politico feature.<p>Both current and former staffers say they're often berated by prospective dates online, or simply denied when someone finds out …

Donald Trump

Trump gets trolled with TrumpHotels.org parody featuring caged migrants

TrumpHotels.org isn't the website you want if you're looking for a relaxing beach getaway and a few rounds of golf. Click on it, and you'll find pictures of immigrants in cages made of chain-link fence, plus some <i>choice</i> out-of-context quotes from the president himself.<p>(As of Monday morning, it looks …

Beaches

George Will, Having Left Republican Party, Urges Conservatives to Vote Against Donald Trump

George Will, a longtime political commentator and staunch defender of the conservative movement, chided the Republican Party, citing the party’s …

Republicans

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

This is why young professionals are choosing to live in tiny homes

Millennials get a bad rap. While the internet is busy circulating speculative articles about how the millennial generation is killing off napkins and …

Personal Finance

Desperate Coinbase customers turn to SEC with allegations of fraud

Life savings lost. Desperate cries for help. Allegations of fraud.<p>In the six years since its founding, the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase has …

Bitcoin

Texas billboard that tells 'liberals' to keep driving will come down

A billboard in the Texas panhandle that gained national attention for its message urging "liberals" to keep driving until they leave the state will be coming down.<p>"Liberals please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS," the sign reads, according to a photo taken by Kyle …

New Mexico

Walmart's New College Tuition Perk Gives It a Competitive Edge

This benefit could entice employees and not cost Walmart as much as a pay raise.<p><b>Walmart</b> (NYSE:WMT) is in the vanguard of companies that understand …

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

UC Berkeley finally scores a win with two CRISPR patents

by Kristin Houser June 14, 2018 Enhanced Humans 5042<p>Before CRISPR can transform our world, it’s gotta get out of court.<p>There’s been a legal battle …

Biotech Stocks Crispr, Editas, Intellia Fall On Gene-Editing Study

Shares in biotech stocks <b>Crispr Therapeutics</b> (CRSP), <b>Editas Medicine</b> (EDIT) and <b>Intellia Therapeutics</b> (NTLA) crashed Monday after a scientific …

How to prevent Alzheimer’s: Sleep, drink wine and exercise, researchers suggest

Alzheimer’s disease is projected to affect 14 million people by 2050, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s …

This Tennessee doctor got political. Then he sued Trump and won. Now he's out of a job.

NASHVILLE — A Tennessee doctor who became a social media sensation because of statements on President Trump, racism and Colin Kaepernick — and who later sued the president over First Amendment rights — is losing his job at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.<p>Eugene Gu, 32, a Vanderbilt surgery …

Donald Trump

Trump Confesses Illegal Motive, Blows Up Legal Basis for His Trade War

President Trump has been waging a trade war on a variety of American allies. His tool, ironically enough, is a 1962 law giving the president …