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The Attack

Hodges, Hillsy, Phil Dick, McGill and McGilly, amongst others, prepared for their raid on the Archway Tower. They approached it across the Heath, past Highgate Ponds, through ruined terraced streets, and into Highgate Cemetery. 1,252 more words

Science Fiction

Scientists Urge Temporary Moratorium On Human Genome Edits

Scientists Urge Temporary Moratorium On Human Genome Edits
March 20, 2015
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/03/20/394311141/scientists-urge-temporary-moratorium-on-human-genome-edits

A new technology called CRISPR could allow scientists to alter the human genetic code for generations. 78 more words

Genetics

WHY ICELAND IS THE WORLD’S GREATEST GENETIC LABORATORY - KATIE M. PALMER SCIENCE 03.25.15 2:00 PM

A small, flat rock isolated in the middle of the North Atlantic, Iceland is unique in many ways: It has active volcanoes, semi-tasty whale-based dishes, and a kick-ass travel advertising campaign. 372 more words

Science

Cicatrix

Cicatrix or Cicatrice:

  1. a scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.
  2. a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part.
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Life

Alpha-Centauri

Ten years after leaving Earth, Captain Church and his lonely, weary crew found themselves in the middle of the Alpha-Centauri complex. They had slowed down to one-hundredth light-speed and had passed a number of stars, some many times larger than the Sun. 266 more words

Science Fiction

Breaking Down a Binary: New Research Suggests a Spectrum of Biological Sexes

By: Tiago Palmisano

Edited by: Josephine McGowan 

The discussion of gender identity has seen a sharp increase in recent years. As social stigma fades and scientific understanding increases, those who do not identify with the traditional gender binary are gaining the acceptance that all humans deserve. 821 more words

Biology