Valentin Chirosca

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Should You Buy Stock in the Biotech Discovery of the Century?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Much progress has been made in the last 100 years, but that didn't stop <i>MIT Technology Review</i> from calling a new gene-editing technology "The Biggest Biotech Discovery of the Century." While that's a mighty big claim, it may not be hyperbole. Researchers have big hopes …

The brain process that makes teens misbehave might also help them learn

Teens learn differently — and maybe even better — than adults do, scientists say<p>The teenage brain is a double-edged sword: sure, teens can be reckless and more susceptible to addictive behaviors than adults are, but those same brain pathways may also help them learn better than adults do, a new …

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The Art And Science Of Why You Live Where You Live

The chatter in your head may be the real reason you live where you live.<p>When I first moved from Los Angeles to New York City a few decades ago, I had more than a few bones to pick with Los Angeles. This was before<p>how bad the traffic is<p>started off every conversation; before real estate prices in …

The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science

A simulation shows how the incentives of modern academia naturally select for weaker and less reliable results.<p>Bacteria, animals, languages, cancers: all of these things can evolve, which we know from the work of legions of scientists. You could argue that science itself also evolves. Researchers …

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Jellyfish stops a boy's heart for 2 minutes

What started as a typical, relaxing vacation for a Russian family became a living nightmare when their 2-year-old son was stung by a box jellyfish.<p>The child's heart stopped, and rescuers had to act fast to keep him alive.<p>The boy, who was not named, was on the beach at Koh Sumui Island in southern …

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