Granted, genetic manipulation has been a dream for decades. Here’s what is different now.
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A college degree is still a well-trodden path to relative financial success. Even so, a college degree is no longer a guarantee of a secure job, or of any job at all.
Don't work with children or animals? Sir David Attenborough laughs in the face of danger.
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Three autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) are being considered for this epic feat.
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Swiping a bank card and Venmo-ing your friends has made money more abstract than ever – and therefore so much easier to thoughtlessly spend. A proposed new tech device would make cash-free purchases tactile again.
Natural disasters claim many more victims than terrorism, so why is funding in Europe and North America so out of balance? This negligence makes Neil deGrasse Tyson "embarrassed for our species".
Nathan Eagle is the CEO of Jana, and its product is the mCent app. It addresses two issues facing emerging markets: giving users the ability to access the internet for free and helping connect major corporations with its next billion potential customers.
A mysterious, unidentifed, low-frequency hum as been baffling people for years.
Any forecast attempting to predict the weather beyond seven to 10 days isn't credible, say meteorologists. This hasn't stopped AccuWeather from rolling out a 90-day forecast feature.
Most amusement parks like Disney and Six Flags pride themselves on being family friendly attractions. These parks do not.
The Shipping Forecast is quite possibly the most British thing ever.
There's a very curious link between topography and personality.
We build tools, and those tools determine, construct, and guide our lives. Should we welcome the assistance that artificially intelligent machines provide?
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Forget the drones, 4K TVs and virtual reality headsets. This year's Consumer Electronics Show was dominated by devices and services that connect your world.