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You'Ve Heard All About CRISPR Gene EditingâEUR"Here's How It Works
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering )

Glenn
- 10 hours ago - singularityhub.com
The most commonly discussed gene editing method these days is CRISPR/Cas9. Here's what you need to know about how it works.
The First Man-Made Meteor Shower Will Light Up Japan in 2019
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, technology )

Glenn
- 12 hours ago - singularityhub.com
The first ever man-made meteor shower will happen in early 2019 over Japan. The meteors will be released from a satellite orbiting Earth.
Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, nuclear fuel meltdown, Tepco, plant cleanup )

Judy
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
6-1/2 yrs after the accident spewed radiation over northern Japan, and at one point seemed to endanger Tokyo, the officials hope to persuade a skeptical world that the plant has moved out of post-disaster crisis mode and into less-threatening cleanup.
Petition - Investigate the EPA's Removal of Independent Scientists From Advisory Boards
Science & Tech  (tags: epa, Independent research, scientists, investigations, dishonesty, lobbyism, academic experts, environmental protection, qualification, safety, responsibility )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
As the head of Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt is shameless in his quest to get rid of environmental protections. In the latest assault on his own agency's mission, Pruitt has quietly moved to replace independent scientists on
Parallel Worlds Exist and Interact With Our World, Say Physicists
Science & Tech  (tags: physics, Quantum Mechanics, many worlds hypothesis )

Freya
- 7 days ago - mnn.com
New theory explains many of the bizarre observations made in quantum mechanics.
Dark Matter Makes Up a Quarter of the Universe, But What Is It?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, matter and energy, space )

Glenn
- 6 days ago - singularityhub.com
Observations suggest there is an invisible type of matter. Scientists call it dark matter and think it makes up about a quarter of the universe. What is it?
There's a Huge Plume of Magma Bulging Against Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: continents, geology, volcanology )

Freya
- 10 days ago - space.com
Imagine drifting over Antarctica's expanse - a white continent smothered in enough frozen water to drown every coastline in the world in a 66 meter wave if it were to melt.
Scientists Find That Intelligence Is Inherited From Mothers, Not From Fathers
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, intelligence, inherited, mothers, theory, children, cognitive ability, humans, science, study, world )

Lone
- 14 days ago - seizepositivity.com
Needless to say, this theory will not be accepted by everyone. But, there is something that can be deduced from this, and that is that mothers have a significant impact on their child`s cognitive abilities.
You're Killing Your IPhone With These Seven Charging Mistakes
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, communication, electronics, care )

Freya
- 15 days ago - thrillist.com
Much like old humans, old iPhones have a tough time holding their juice - and part of the reason why is how you charge them. "Charging my phone is a breeze," you say. "What could possibly go wrong?" As it turns out, some of our seemingly harmless habits..
 
 
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