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Mitochondria Editing Tried In Mice

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.

MIT Invention Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water Using Solar Power

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Winners of the Desal Prize have been announced, part of a competition to see who could create an affordable desalination solution for developing countries.

Thawing Permafrost Feeds Climate Change

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Carbon, held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years, is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change.

Should We Arm The International Space Station With Lasers To Destroy Space Junk?

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Space junk, traveling up to 10 times the speed of a bullet, endangers spacecraft, and it is very hard to remove.

Popular Pesticide Hurts Wild Bees In Major Field Study

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pesticide problems are just one of many problems facing pollinators; this is separate from colony collapse disorder, which has devastated honeybee populations.