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The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end world hunger. No, it’s not magic. It’s science — …

Genetics

Dua Lipa Reveals the Fourth "New Rule" in Our April 2018 Cover Interview

In her breakout hit, “New Rules,” Dua Lipa has some concrete advice for getting over an ex. You probably know it by heart, but it bears repeating: <i>One, don’t pick up the phone — they’re only calling because they’re drunk and alone.</i> Two, don’t let them in — you don’t want to deal with the drama of …

Dua Lipa

Platinum Games' New Action-RPG Offers Deep And Stylish Combat On The Go

Developer Platinum Games--the studio behind Bayonetta and Nier Automata--is known for its particular brand of action games that focus on kinetic hack and slash gameplay. With that particular style in mind, the developers are launching a new IP known as World of Demons--a Samurai action-RPG game …

Mobile Gaming

Listen to the epic ‘God of War’ soundtrack right now on Spotify

<i>God of War</i> releases on Friday, April 20, and we were pretty big fans of Sony Santa Monica’s massively retooled sequel. In addition to the fantastic …

Metal Gear

The next big Castlevania game is an iOS exclusive

<i>Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls</i> is the next chapter in this side-scrolling game series. It’s the first new installment since 2014, and will only be for iOS.<p>This long-running RPG series from Konami began on the original Nintendo Entertainment System back in 1986. <i>Grimoire of Souls</i> includes classic …

Retrogaming

Steam tweaks privacy settings, will soon let you be invisible while online

A feature long available on consoles is finally coming to PC<p>This week’s Steam update seems to have nuked services like Steam Spy, promising to shut off the flow of publicly available user data. It also added a few new option to the profile tab, all with a eye toward giving users more control over …

Privacy

The PS5 Is Real, But Is Not Coming Soon - Report

<b>[Update]</b> This story has been updated to address a mistake in wording which resulted in misleading information. The story previously stated PS5 may not run PS4 games, when the source stated that reports indicated PS5 games would not work on previous generation hardware. The original report does not …

Sony

Solo: A Star Wars Story’s new trailer finally brings in the major action

It won’t be long now<p>The newest trailer for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> has arrived, bringing with it a few new looks at what the Han Solo stand-alone film has to offer.<p>This is the first major trailer since a spot on <i>Good Morning America</i> in February, just one day after the Super Bowl. That trailer gave us …

Star Wars Anthology Series

Au Naturel - An Interview with Magdalena Szczoczarz

Magdalena Szczoczarz's intuitive photography is all about capturing the understated beauty of her muses and the earth where they walk on.Read More

Photography

Resident Evil 2 Finished In a Staggering 48 Minutes (Speedrun) - IGN Video

Watch as speedrunner Darazanjoll makes his way through the stellar Resident Evil 2 in record-breaking time. Note: Hosting of this video was allowed …

Resident Evil

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

When you think a sentence in your head, your brain sends signals to your mouth and jaw. MIT Media Lab's headset reads those signals with 92 percent accuracy.<p>I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to …

MIT Media Lab

Final Fantasy IX for iOS hits its lowest price ever at $12 (Reg. $21)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Square Enix’s FINAL FANTASY Ⅸ for iOS is now down to <b>$11.99</b>. The regular $21 game has never dropped this low on the App Store …

Final Fantasy

Kojima Meets With Metal Gear Movie Director, But The Bigger Story Is His Mug

A Metal Gear Solid movie is coming. It's being directed by <i>Kong Skull Island</i> director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who is saying all the right things about making the movie the right away. It's too early to say if it'll break the video game movie curse, but it sounds like Vogt-Roberts gets it. And it's …

Metal Gear

Chrono Trigger’s PC port is getting the original SNES graphics back

Square Enix says that three patches are coming to fix the Steam version’s problems<p><i>Chrono Trigger</i>’s surprise release on Steam in February was great news for fans of the classic role-playing game, right up until the point they saw what Square Enix had actually released. The Windows PC version of</i> …

Retrogaming

DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one - MIT Technology Review

Ready for a world in which a $50 DNA test can predict your odds of earning a PhD or forecast which toddler gets into a selective preschool?<p>Robert …

Genetics

Tiangong-1 Reentry: ESA Estimates New Location and Time for China's Falling Space Station

The reentry clock ticks down for the Tiangong-1. Updated predictions from scientists give a better idea of when and where the Chinese space station …

Space Exploration

Path of Exile Adds Temporary Battle Royale Mode

Join Your Fellow Exiles in a Battle to the Death for the Ellusive Rhoa Dinner<p>The folks over at Grinding Gear Games dropped a welcome surprise for …

Gaming Industry

How ‘Oumuamua Got Shredded - Facts So Romantic

<i>‘Oumuamua may be a</i> piece <i>of a torn-apart comet, gravitationally launched into interstellar space, that roamed the galaxy before dropping on our</i> …

Astronomy

You need to stop using third-party Nintendo Switch chargers right away

Some Nintendo Switch owners are breaking their console — and losing all their precious save data in the process — because they've been relying on …

Retrogaming

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Cybersecurity

Read Elon Musk's bold Mars colony plan for free online

The SpaceX founder details how he plans to get us to the Red Planet in a new publication by peer-reviewed journal New Space that's available for anyone to review.<p>Elon Musk's latest plan to colonize Mars is now officially part of the academic literature.<p>A summary of the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO's …

Space Travel

Protein That Can Stop Cancer Identified

Researchers have discovered a protein that prevents the uncontrolled proliferation of cancer cells in the liver. The anti-cancer protein, called …

Cancer

Grab A Free PC Game Right Now On The Humble Store

The weekend's just about here, and if you're looking for a way to spend your time, there's a free game available now that might keep you occupied. You can download F1 2015 on PC for no money right now through the Humble Store.<p>To take advantage, simply go over to the game page here, add the game to …

PC Gaming

Nintendo Switch hardware update coming with new processors, more RAM? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Nintendo may be preparing a surprise mid-cycle hardware update for the Nintendo Switch, judging by nuggets discovered in the most recent firmware</b> …

Retrogaming

Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus touchscreen issue causing havoc on some handsets (Updated)

<i>Update (03/23):</i> Samsung has officially acknowledged the touchscreen ‘dead zone’ issue some users are experiencing with their Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus devices. Below is the full statement (via <i>Engadget</i>):<p>At Samsung, customer satisfaction is core to our business and we aim to deliver the best possible …

Samsung Galaxy S9

Gut Bacteria Could Be Keeping You Up at Night

The bacteria in your gut do far more than help digest food. In recent years, scientists have discovered that they play an important role in myriad …

Emory University

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe

We Played God of War (2018)!

YouTube

Nintendo Switch now works with these 20+ wireless USB headsets

We tested them, so you don't have to.<p>When the Nintendo Switch arrived a year ago, you couldn't connect a wireless headset at all. Your only private listening option was a pair of wired headphones, plugged directly into the 3.5mm headphone jack on top of the handheld console.<p>But Nintendo has quietly …

Consumer Tech

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics