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The first clinical trials on humans of CRISPR-Cas9-edited genes has begun in China.
Scientists explain why explosive, disruptive magnetic reconnections occur so mystifyingly often.
Scientists produce a value for the cosmic microwave background that will definitely prove or disprove that the speed of light used to be higher.
Biologists debate adding a controversial new aspect to the understanding of evolution.
An upcoming, massive “atlas of the underworld” will allow geologists to rewind geologic time.
Scientists discover that up to 47% of chromosomes isn’t chromatins after all.
A new study looks at how a stronger working memory can reduce depression.
A new study looks at our comfort in being around other people as a byproduct of evolution.
Researchers find that pessimistic pigs’ behavior is strongly influenced by their mood.
A massive complex of ancient stone structures is uncovered in remote Kazakhstan.