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There Could Be a Dangerous Problem With Using CRISPR on Humans,...

You know already about the promise for CRISPR-Cas9 - it might revolutionize fields from medicine to agriculture.It might also eventually cause tumors.That's the takeaway...

There Are Now So Many City Rats They’ve Split Into Distinct...

Welcome to the age of the urban rat. There are about 2 million New York City rats, a 2014 estimate suggested, which would mean the...

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn’t Learn in High School

We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA replication.The knowledge we pick...

John Oliver’s Reaction to Neil DeGrasse Tyson Ruining His Joke Is...

This week, John Oliver's show was all about how some corrupt guardians are making money from America's ageing population.The topic didn't have much to...

A Mass Decimation of Forests Is Happening Across The US, And...

A new study has found that US metropolitan areas are losing about 36 million trees every year across the entire country. That's equivalent to 175,000...

Here’s What Can Happen if You Always Sleep With Mascara On,...

If you're one of those people who get too lazy to wash their make-up off at the end of the day, oh boy are...

Director James Cameron Warns The Ocean Has Become “The Toilet of...

Filmmaker and deep sea explorer James Cameron is seriously concerned about the future of our oceans. Speaking to reporters in Sydney this week, the acclaimed...

Scientists Just Found a 240-Million-Year-Old “Mother of All Lizards”

Here's a fact you should know about the world in which you live: It's home to more kinds of scaly reptiles than all the...

Some People Think That Online Bots Should Have Free Speech Rights

Do you have a right to know if you're talking to a bot?How about the bot? Does it have the right to keep that...

All Scientific Research Funded by NASA Is Available For Free

There's something very special about all the awesome research funded by NASA - it's accessible, for free, to everyone.It was a particularly special moment...