The gene-edited Chinese twins represent a multi-generational ethical quandary

The shocking story of the CRISPR babies—or maybies, as no outside scientists have yet confirmed their gene-edited status—has been out in the world for almost two...

Every work of art has its own microbiome. Most could use a probiotic.

There are a thousand things that can damage a work of art. As soon as oil paint sets, it’s subject to craquelure—the subtle cracking that lines...

Dust to dust: How Earth’s most advanced observatory is unraveling our origins

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA Visiting the Atacama Large Millimeter/Sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) is not for the faint of heart. After driving up the barren plateau to meet...

12 weird science facts to share with your family this holiday

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He’s let thousands of insects bite and sting him—here’s what he’s learned

You probably don’t savor the agony of a well-stubbed toe, but pain is a boon. Stings teach us to avoid similar dust-ups in the future, but...

NASA asteroid WARNING: Giant 300ft space rock barreling towards Earth TODAY

The asteroid, dubbed Asteroid 2018 WX1, is expected to pass this morning on Friday, December 7. NASA’s scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are looking at...

‘We’re ON MARS’ NASA releases most high quality pictures of Red Planet EVER

After a seven-month and 300million mile journey, NASA’s InSight lander finally arrived at Mars on November 26. It is only now however that the space agency...

Google’s Deep Mind AlphaZero super-computer is becoming SELF-AWARE

Concepts such as insight and reflection were thought to be beyond a computer’s capability – but researchers using the world’s most powerful electronic brain Google’s AlphaZero...

Geminids 2018: How to see the Geminid meteor shower NEXT WEEK – Top tips...

The annual Geminid meteor shower is active between during the first two weeks of December. During this period of activity, for one night only, the meteors...

‘Oumuamua asteroid: Leading alien hunters breaks silence on ‘extraterrestrial space rock'

Late last year, scientists discovered 'Oumuamua which travelled through our solar system after arriving from another star. The object has been something of a mystery to...

Five diets that could be deadly

There’s no shortcut to a healthy diet. Eating balanced meals, tons of fruits and veggies, scant fatty red meats, and no processed junk food requires time...

9 things you need for a better night’s sleep

Hibernation isn’t an option for human beings, unfortunately. That means we’ve got to make sure every eight-hour allotment is elevated to cloud nine. These practical gifts—whether...

The new jellyfish genome proves you don’t need weird genes to be a weirdo

Humans get off easy when it comes to puberty. The vast majority of animal species, from frogs to ants, experience two or more different lives, with...

Space WARNING: ISS could be MELTED by high-speed particles BOMBARDING exterior

A team of scientists have discovered that minuscule particles travelling at astronomical speeds could pose a threat to the ISS. The researchers from the Massachusetts Institute...

‘It will be DEATH OF MAN’ Sir Alexander Fleming WARNING over antibiotic resistance

Sir Fleming revolutionised healthcare and treatment when he discovered penicillin in 1928 – a landmark which prompted the beginning of modern antibiotics. However, it would seem...

SpaceX launch LIVE stream: Watch SpaceX blast off to the ISS live online HERE

NASA and SpaceX have targeted today, Wednesday December 5, to launch their 16th SpaceX mission to the ISS. Today’s SpaceX launch was previously postponed after mould...

TESS satellite: Kepler successor 'to find TEN Earth-like exoplanets' in ALIEN LIFE hunt

After identifying more than 2,000 exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – NASA's Kepler telescope has retired. NASA has passed the baton to Kelper’s successor, the...

GLOBAL WARMING ALERT: Greenland ice sheet melting at ‘UNPRECEDENTED’ rate – ‘TRUMP EFFECT’

Global warming is melting ice in Greenland at “unprecedented rates”, experts warned. This threatens cities such as London and Venice and entire nations such as the...

Geminid meteor shower 2018: Dazzling meteor shower starts TODAY – How to see the...

Geminid meteors typically start to break out into the night skies around the start of December. The shower is one of the best meteor displays of...

Solar storm predicted for TOMORROW threatening BLACK OUT

Earth could be plunged into darkness tomorrow, with solar winds having the power to affect satellites, knocking out GPS navigation, mobile phone signal and satellite TV...
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