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China halts scientist's gene-edited baby research

China halts scientist's gene-edited baby research

Lead researcher He Jiankui yesterday addressed an global conference on gene editing taking place in Hong Kong . After He spoke, David Baltimore, a Nobel laureate from the California Institute of Technology and a leader of the conference, said He's work "would still be considered irresponsible" because it did not meet criteria many scientists agreed on several years ago before gene editing could be considered. Consulte Mais Informação

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Siberian Unicorn may have walked the earth alongside humans

Siberian Unicorn may have walked the earth alongside humans

There have been roughly 250 different species of rhino throughout Earth's history, according the Natural History Museum in London, but only five species of rhino remain . "So Elasmotherium sibericum with its apparent extinction date of 100,000 years ago or more has not been considered as part of that same event". It's unlikely, however, they were hunted into extinction. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA engineers successfully land InSight robotic spacecraft on Mars

NASA engineers successfully land InSight robotic spacecraft on Mars

Officials say it's going to give scientists new insight into what's inside the Red Planet. These charge the probe's batteries each day to help it carry out its missions that include listening for seismic vibrations in Mars, shedding light on the planet's interior structure, and estimating how many meteorites might batter/are on a collision course with the planet. Consulte Mais Informação

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Patagonia donating its $10 million Trump corporate tax cut to environmental groups

Patagonia donating its $10 million Trump corporate tax cut to environmental groups

Patagonia's founder, Yvon Chouinard, says catastrophe is here, and we need all the help we can get to address the climate crisis. "Our home planet needs it more than we do". Mega-fires. Toxic algae blooms. Being a responsible company means paying your taxes in proportion to your success and supporting your state and federal governments, which in turn contribute to the health and well-being of civil society. Consulte Mais Informação

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Elon Musk says he is thinking of moving to Mars

Elon Musk says he is thinking of moving to Mars

Musk has long spoken of his desire to travel to Mars , and has also drawn headlines in recent months because of his erratic behavior and sudden decisions regarding Tesla's finances, some of which he has announced on Twitter . "[There's] not much time for leisure". During that time, Musk said that Tesla was in "production hell" as the company was aiming to build 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week by the end of June. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese Project Claims 1st Genetically Edited Babies, Ignites Moral Outrage

Chinese Project Claims 1st Genetically Edited Babies, Ignites Moral Outrage

Southern University said in a statement it would be investigating the experiment, which appeared to have "seriously violated academic ethics and codes of conduct ". He Jiankui, the scientist who led the effort, announced the outcome in a promotional video on YouTube Sunday, just days ahead of participating in an worldwide conference on human genome editing scheduled to take place this week in Hong Kong. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump on his government's climate warning: 'I don't believe it'

Trump on his government's climate warning: 'I don't believe it'

In October, Trump said during a visit to inspect hurricane damage in the southern state of Georgia that climate change "is going to go back and forth", rather than be permanent. On the "Fox News Sunday" program, Sen. Crop yields from the U.S. Midwest , known as the "breadbasket of the world", could fall to 1980 levels by 2050, the report estimates, and that the southeastern U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese scientist makes claim of world’s first gene-edited babies

Chinese scientist makes claim of world’s first gene-edited babies

He's university has also distanced itself from the experiment, claiming that it was not aware of it. Editing eggs, sperm or embryos is different, because it makes permanent changes that can pass to future generations. "Gene surgery is and should remain a technology for healing", He added. With genomics becoming more widely discussed as a scientific and social topic in recent years, He's gene-edited babies have ignited controversy on Chinese social media. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA Has Landed On Mars

NASA Has Landed On Mars

November 26, 2018 . First, however, both the craft and its sensitive cargo of instruments must survive a slowdown from 12,300 miles per hour to 5 miles per hour in only seven minutes. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, presiding over his first Mars landing as the space agency's boss, said: "What an awesome day for our country". NASA scientists have seen a lot of evidence that Mars has quakes - known as marsquakes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Federal climate report warns of more weather 'weirding'

Federal climate report warns of more weather 'weirding'

Lacking the legal authority to quash the report, the Trump administration released it on what is notoriously one of the slowest news days of the year, when Americans are out shopping. CNN also gave the report front page treatment on its website Friday, as did the LA Times and the Chicago Tribune . And coastal flooding is projected to force communities to move elsewhere. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth

NASA Mars InSight lander mission to teach us more about Earth

US-based space agency NASA's Mars InSight lander, due to arrive on the Red planet's surface on Monday night, may teach us more about Earth. The reduction of the speed should take place in just seven minutes. "And we're going to stay vigilant till InSight settles into its home in the Elysium Planitia region", Grover said. The two MarCO spacecraft (A and B) are making good progress toward their rendezvous point, and their radios have already passed their first deep-space tests. Consulte Mais Informação

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145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

145 pilot whales die in stranding on New Zealand beach

The hard-to-reach location, lack of nearby rescuers and worsening condition of the whales meant the rest had to be euthanised, department operations manager Ren Leppens said. NEW ZEALAND DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION Officials made the decision to euthanize the remaining whales. Also over the weekend, 12 pygmy whales were found stranded at the northern tip of North Island. Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA Investigating SpaceX After Elon Musk's Marijuana Reference

NASA Investigating SpaceX After Elon Musk's Marijuana Reference

Boeing's turn will be up in March, when the Starliner will be launched empty. According to the Post , both companies will undergo hundreds of interviews with employees at various levels, which will help NASA gauge whether those companies are truly capable of carrying out their upcoming manned spaceflights, which will be the first to launch from the United States since the retirement of NASA's Space Shuttle program. Consulte Mais Informação

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