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Chinese Scientists Just Admitted to Tweaking the Genes of Human Embryos for the First Time in History
Science & Tech  (tags: ethics, disease, Genetic Engineering )

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Chinese scientists have changed the DNA in 28 non-viable embryos, hoping that eventually the method will eliminate genetic diseases. Other scientists have expressed concerns that no one knows enough about the potential consequences yet,.
Ten Powerful and Fearsome Women of the Ancient World
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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In most civilizations of the past, it was the men who were engaged in the bloody business of warâEUR¦ but not always. Throughout history there have been many powerful women who have led nations or guided armies into war, renowned not only as fearsome
How Intel Came to Be IsraelâEUR(TM)s Best Tech Friend
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, INTEL, computers )

- 9 hours ago -
A newly found cache of photographs shows the development of one of the countrys most important ongoing business relationships
Tesla's Next Product: A Battery To Run Your House?
Science & Tech  (tags: Gizmos, energy, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 14 hours ago -
Every house can use one of those.
Eight Impressive But Terrifying Cases of Ancient Surgery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 17 hours ago -
It is hard to fathom the way in which invasive surgery was carried out prior to the development of modern anaesthesia, but ancient people around the world have been cutting and drilling into the human body for thousands of years. Here we look at eight
Astronomers Just Detected Light Bouncing Off An Exoplanet. Here's Why That's So Exciting.
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, extraterrestrial life, space exploration )

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A team of Portuguese astronomers has detected light bouncing directly off the surface of an exoplanet for the first time. Why is this a big deal? Studying the light reflecting from exoplanets can give us clues about the gases present in that planet's...
Chile's Calbuco Volcano Erupts
Science & Tech  (tags: Volcanoes, Chile, safety, Calbuco Volcano, news )

- 1 day ago -
A spectacular eruption at that. The Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile.
Neanderthal Child Remains Found in Catalonia Cave
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Archaeologists in Catalonia have discovered the skeletal remains of a 5-year-old Neanderthal child in the Cova del Gegant (Cove of the Giant) in Sitges, Barcelona. The discovery represents the first Neanderthal remains from Catalonia found in modern
GMO Opponents Working to Mislead Consumers, Researcher Says
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Anti-GMO extremists, Anti-Science, Disruption, Misleading Consumers, Corporate Organic, Funding, Ideology, War On Science )

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This goes to show that the GMO debate: it's not about the science. It's about discrediting the scientist. It's about speaking louder than the scientist.
IsraelâEUR(TM)s Drip Irrigation Pioneer Says His Tech Feeds a Billion People
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, India, drip irrigation, famine Mehudar, Netafirm )

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As his firm prepares to unveil worldâEUR(TM)s biggest project in India, Rafi Mehudar, one of this yearâEUR(TM)s Independence Day torch-lighters, says the battle against famine is far from over
Rock Art in Russian Far East and in Siberia
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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Rock Art in Russian Far East and in Siberia. A birdâEUR(TM)s eye view over a continent. There are about half a million of petroglyphs known in Siberia and the Far East of Russia. Mobody knows up to now how many are still to be discovered
The Ten Biggest Power Plants In America---Not What You Think
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Power Plants, Nameplate installed capacity, Actual Power Produced, Electricity )

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The usual measure of what's bigger is the so-called Nameplate installed capacity, which is the maximum power a plant can produce when everything is running perfectly. But the real measure is what the power plant actually produces over the year
Japan Train Sets New Speed Record
Science & Tech  (tags: new speed record, train )

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A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) in a test run near Mount Fuji.
Dinosaur Egg Fossils Found During Road Works in Southern China
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery, history )

- 2 days ago -
Chalk up another important find discovered by accident.
The Dirt On Earth Day: Chemophobia Masquerading As Environmentalism
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth Day, Environmentalism, Chemophobia, Science Literacy )

- 2 days ago -
What we really need for Earth Day and beyond is a billion acts of scientific literacy, because having more than a passing acquaintance with science is wonderfully enriching.

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