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Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Confirming rumors that had been spreading since last month, Chinese scientists have reported they have modified human embryos genetically. Obviously there are ethical implications of such endeavors and the debates have been raging since the rumors started. I’m setting those

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A Massive Star Is Born

Astronomers used the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) to study a massive young star called W75N(B)-VLA 2, and learned how massive stars (the subject is eight times more massive than the Sun) develop in the

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Antarctic Ice Shelves Thinning 70% Faster

Over the past two decades, we have been hearing about the ice in Antarctica thinning, but recent studies are showing that its edges have been melting at a 70% faster rate over the last decade. “We are starting to lose

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Amazon’s Kindle Scout Crowdsourcing Platform Publishes Its First 10 Books

The first ten books from Amazon’s crowdsourcing platform Kindle Scout have gone on sale. Here they are: G1 by Rigel Carson – Science Fiction A Highland Knight’s Desire by Amy Jarecki – Romance Eddie & Sunny by Stacey Cochran –

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Booktrope–A New Approach To Publishing

This sounded interesting and fresh to me, so wanted to share here. Of course we all know about the state of the traditional publishing industry today where it’s either a stroke of luck, or knowing the right people, or waiting

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