Joe Nelsen

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Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

Haptic Gloves Use Air Pressure To Simulate The Feel Of Virtual Objects

Bringing a whole new meaning to 'hands-on' technology<p>Virtual reality has typically focused on matters of sight and sound, but increasingly people are investigating a way to make those experiences tactile as well. A team of student engineers at Rice University has developed a clever pair of VR …

Virtual Reality

Youthful binge drinking changes the brain - for the worse - into adulthood

The adult brain that was awash in alcohol during its formative years looks different and acts differently than an adult brain that skipped the youthful binge drinking, says a new study conducted on rats.<p>All grown up, the brain exposed to periodic alcoholic benders during adolescence and young …

Binge Drinking

A weird 'platypus' dinosaur made of mismatched parts

Paleontologists have unearthed a strange new species of dinosaur that is unlike anything they have seen before.<p>The newly described <i>Chilesaurus</i> <i>diegosuarezi</i> was an ostrich-size dinosaur that walked upright like a <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> but had the teeth of a more primitive long-necked plant eater.<p>"The …

'Bizarre' Jurassic dinosaur discovered in remarkable new find

<i>Chilesaurus diegosuarezi</i> was related to Tyrannosaurus rex, but was vegetarian and has other curious features<p>Fossil hunters in Chile have unearthed the remains of a bizarre Jurassic dinosaur that combined a curious mixture of features from different prehistoric animals.<p>The evolutionary muddle of a …

Volunteer Stargazers Discover Five New Supernovas

Space<p>More than 40,000 citizen stargazers have helped to classify more than 2 million celestial objects and identify five never-before-seen supernovas.<p>An amateur astronomy project of cosmic proportions, established by scientists at the Australian National University, asked volunteers to look through …

Photographing the stars—the story of the Hubble telescope, told by its chief scientist

When it comes to iconic images of astronomical pillars of gas and dust, views of galaxies soon after they were formed, or glimpses of the accelerating universe driven by Dark Energy, the public can’t seem to get enough. The Hubble Space Telescope is undoubtedly one of the most popular science …

Telescopes

Tried Indentured Servitude Lately?

Some investors bet on stocks, gold or even bitcoins. Others bet on 20-somethings like Shane Gring, who sold himself on the market for $12,000 to pay …

Kendrick Lamar - Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe (Explicit)

Kendrick Lamar