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The New Pandemic Hobby: Gazing at the Stars – The Wall Street Journal

‘Dark Sky’ parks around the U.S. offer superior stargazing experiences, whether you decide to visit them in the flesh or not

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Crispr Gene Editing Can Lead to Big Mistakes in Human Embryos – The Wall Street Journal

Columbia University study of Crispr technology found it made unwanted chromosomal changes in human embryos

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Scientists using the Crispr gene-editing technology in human embryos to try to repair a gene that causes hereditary blindness found it made unintended and unwanted changes, frequently eliminating an entire chromosome or large sections of it.
The study published Thursday in the journal Cell comes as the international scientific community continues to grapple with the potential use of Crispr for editing human embryos that would be intended for creating a pregnancy and birth.
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Researchers Finally Figured Out How Octopuses Taste With Their Arms – Gizmodo

Octopuses, with their eight suction-cup-covered arms, can taste objects simply by touching them. A team of researchers has finally figured out how these cephalopods…

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Octopuses, with their eight suction-cup-covered arms, can taste objects simply by touching them. A team of researchers has finally figured out how these cephalopods are capable of pulling off this remarkable trick.
The octopus is a marvel of the biological world. Theyre super smart, excellent problem solvers, and even a bit mischievous. These cephalopods have no choice but to be smart, as theyre forced to raise themselves immediately after birth. They even respond to MDMA in a manner reminiscent…

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An Earth-sized rogue planet discovered in the Milky Way – Phys.org

Our galaxy may be teeming with rogue planets, gravitationally unbound to any star. An international team of scientists, led by Polish astronomers, has announced…

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Our galaxy may be teeming with rogue planets, gravitationally unbound to any star. An international team of scientists, led by Polish astronomers, has announced the discovery of the smallest Earth-sized free-floating planet found to date.
Over 4,000 extrasolar planets have been discovered to date. Although many of the known exoplanets do not resemble those in our solar system, they have one thing in commonthey all orbit a star. However, theories of planet formation and evolution predict the existence…

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