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CRISPR: Genetic Editing 101 and Ethics

CRISPR (pronounced crisper) is shorthand for CRISPR-Cas9. CRISPRs are specialized stretches of DNA. The protein Cas9 (or "CRISPR-associated") is an enzyme that acts like a pair of molecular scissors, capable of cutting strands of DNA. Hence, the technology that is being used under the same name, is based on that enzyme which ultimately allows scientists to cut out parts of a DNA (the parts that make up a gene or more) and either stick together the rest two parts or replace the missing one.

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Entanglement, a quantum phenomenon is brought to near macroscopic scales and here's why you should care

According to this phenomenon, one particle can influence the behaviour of more than two particles at the same time form a distance as big as the universe. The reason that this is so mind-bending is because there are seemingly no observable forces between the two particles.

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IGN smirks at Xbox for lack of exclusives while Sony drops the price on these PS4 games

Every self-respecting console fan knows that for a fact so far and it seems that we were all okay with it. Except not. IGN, the major gaming platform felt the need to point that out, amidst a celebration of a PS4 God of War exclusive – which has gathered plenty of walkthroughs by the way

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Qualcomm introduced new vision chips, for IoT

Qualcomm is already off to a great start to create advanced cameras that will unlock numerous new features or improve existing ones.

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Snapchat strikes back with new Spectacles

Snap’s new pair of camera-glasses will circulate at $149.99.

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Big roles that were turned down

Famous actors and actresses have become famous not only due to their talents but also because of roles that they played through which they managed to reveal that talent of theirs.

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An app that allows you to type faster

The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality, they seldom attack a human.

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An Apple Car is coming in 2019

Apple aims to release its first car in 2019, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal's Daisuke Wakabayashi. The company is referring to this as a "committed project" internally, the report says, and plans to triple the number of people working on it.

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Windows Phone: The end is near

Microsoft accepted it defeat on that part of the industry and is changing its strategy. To be fair, we all saw it coming some time ago, but it took the determination and realistic point of view of a CEO like Satya Nadella to make the appropriate painful decision.

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Wi Fi reaches Mt. Fuji

Wi Fi is a gate to the Internet, a world where there no borders to communication. And it seems that it has been humanity’s goal for some time now, to allow every spot on planet earth to have access to the internet via Wi Fi.