Katie Krasinski

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Found: The Furthest Galaxy From Earth

A long time ago, this galaxy formed far, far away<p>More than 13 billion light years from our tiny planet, an ancient galaxy lurks. Named EGS-zs8-1, it’s an extremely luminous cluster of stars—and it’s the farthest galaxy we’ve ever seen.<p>EGS-zs8-1 was identified originally by images taken with the …

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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 …

Asthma could be cured within five years after drug breakthrough

Asthma could be cured within five years after scientists discovered what causes the condition and how to switch it off.<p>In a breakthrough which could change the lives of Britain’s five million sufferers, researchers at Cardiff University and Kings College London identified which cells cause the …

This Fitness Blogger's Photoshop Experiment Shows How Out of Control Body-Shaming Has Gotten

No one is immune to the hate.<p><i>You shouldn't give advice when you're so fat.</i> <i>Why do all trainers have a six-pack but not you? You should suck it in more.</i> These are just a small sampling of the hateful comments Cassey Ho, creator of the YouTube channel Blogilates, has seen posted in response to her …

The Coma Cluster of galaxies

The Coma Cluster is one of the richest galaxy clusters known. How many suns and how many worlds might be located in this direction of space?<p>The Coma …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

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A nude sculpture so small it's 'walking on hair' - CNN Style

Written by Matthew Ponsford, CNN<p>She could stand on a strand of human hair, with room to spare.<p>The microscopic polymer statue by South African sculptor Jonty Hurwitz, entitled <i>Trust</i>, measured just 1/100th of a centimeter and had been called the "smallest sculpture ever made."<p>But the world's tiniest …

Australian-based doctor added to Uganda's most-wanted list

Aggrey Kiyingi, who wants to stand for president in 2016 election, says criminal charges are blatant political harassment<p>An Australian-based doctor who wants to stand as a presidential candidate in Uganda has been placed alongside the warlord Joseph Kony as one of the country’s most wanted men.<p>Dr …