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Editing Genes to Eliminate Cancer or Schizophrenia Could Stop the Rise of Geniuses, Scientist Warns
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, research, investigation, ethics )

- 23 days ago -
Advances in genetics could one day eliminate diseases like cancer -- but might also wipe out geniuses like Stephen Hawking from our future, warns one scientist. Writers are 10 times more likely to have Bipolar Disorder. Poets are diagnosed 40 times.....
Canadian Tech Worker Refuses to Help Trump Build a Muslim Registry âEUR" and He's Not Alone
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, interesting, internet, technology, world, petition, Trump, muslim registry )

- 31 days ago -
"We've seen [atrocities] happen in history and we don't want people to think that this just might never happen."
Scientists Track Chemical and Structural Evolution of Catalytic Nanoparticles in 3-D
Science & Tech  (tags: Catalysts )

- 32 days ago -
Finding effective, inexpensive catalysts has been a key challenge to getting more of these hydrogen-powered, emission-free vehicles out on the road.
Protect Yourself in These Orwellian Times: A Hacker's Guide to Being Cyber-Safe
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Internet, communication, spying, security, privacy )

- 37 days ago -
President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of encryption technology and interest in expanding government surveillance have technologists and civil libertarians deeply concerned.
First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 41 days ago -
The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur, including bones, soft tissue, and even feathers, has been found preserved in amber, according to a report published today in the journal Current Biology.....
Using the Force
Science & Tech  (tags: May the force be with you )

- 44 days ago -
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have developed a powerful new technique that reveals for the first time the mechanical environment that cells perceive in living tissues - their natural, unaltered three-dimensional habitat.
Solar Is Booming - Costs Keep Falling
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, renewable energy, green energy )

- 47 days ago -
You might find this hard to believe, but we can trace the idea of harnessing the power of the sun back to 1839. Edmond Becquerel discovered the photovoltaic effect while experimenting in his father's laboratory.
Japan Kicks Off AI Supercomputer Project
Science & Tech  (tags: Super computer )

- 51 days ago -
The country said it was planning to spend 19.5bn yen (£140m) to create the AI Bridging Cloud computer (AIBC). It hopes the AIBC will run at a speed of 130 petaflops - outpacing China's Sunway TaihuLight machine, which is currently the world's fastest.
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