Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Science panel okays one day editing human embryos

Scientists may one day genetically engineer humans — as long as the gene-editing technology is used to prevent babies from being born...

Don’t worry, dating apps aren’t ruining love

We keep hearing that dating apps are killing love, ruining relationships, and bringing about the dating apocalypse. That would be pretty concerning,...

Bill Gates says Trump’s anti-abortion ‘gag rule’ endangers millions of women...

Bill Gates says Trump's anti-abortion ‘gag rule’ endangers millions of women and children - The Verge

Feeling lonely this Valentine’s Day? Try a remote hug

Technology has given us lots of ways to connect with distant romantic partners, friends, and family. You can send a text message,...

When science outreach means tweeting carcass photos

For Anne Hilborn, the drive to tweet about cheetah poop and hyena sex began in 2014. That’s when she went on a...

NASA has picked out three potential landing sites for its Mars...

As NASA continues to develop its next Mars rover, the space agency also has the important job of figuring out where to...

Bee optimistic: this drone can still pollinate plants even if all...

Researchers in Japan have created insect-size drones that pollinate plants to replace — or at least help — real honeybees. The robot...

New NASA tech can survive much longer on the atmospheric hellscape...

Surviving in Venus-like conditions is near impossible, even for machinery. The surface temperature is about 860 degrees Fahrenheit and the carbon dioxide-rich...

NASA’s ‘Europa report’ details how it could land a spacecraft on...

At the end of 2015, Congress gave NASA a big directive: develop a spacecraft that can land on Jupiter’s moon Europa —...

Congressman is righteously booed after dodging a young girl’s simple question...

Congressman is righteously booed after dodging a young girl’s simple question about science - The Verge