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Economist: Spider Webs

Natural materials How spider silk avoids hungry bacteria No antibiotics are involved Print edition | Science and technology Oct 10th 2019 Tougher than any fibre made by humans and extraordinarily good at transmitting vibrations to the predators that weave it, spider … Continue reading

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Fake Moos from the Economist

Fake moos Plant-based meat could create a radically different food chain Meat no longer has to be murder Print edition | International Oct 12th 2019 Ajournalist walks into Honest Burgers, a small chain of restaurants in Britain. Mindful of the carbon … Continue reading

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Justice Stevens was an Oxfordian

By Tyler Foggatt July 29, 2019 Last Tuesday, at the funeral for the Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered a eulogy. She concluded, “Justice Stevens much appreciated the writings of the literary genius known by the name William Shakespeare, so … Continue reading

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CRISPR Gene Editing Will Be Used Inside Humans For the First Time in Treatment for Blindness

  CRISPR Gene Editing Will Be Used Inside Humans For the First Time in Treatment for Blindness By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer | July 29, 2019 06:18am ET  0  0       MORE Credit: Shutterstock The first study to test the gene-editing … Continue reading

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Now I can see why nobody wants to hire her!

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The planet has room for about 2.5 billion acres of forest, and all those trees could suck up an additional 200 gigatons of carbon. While that wouldn’t solve climate change, it would be a huge hel

By Tik Root We recently told you about a study that looked at how may more trees could grow on Earth and how much carbon they could absorb from the atmosphere. The answer: The planet has room for about 2.5 billion acres … Continue reading

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Med errors

By Linda Carroll More than 1 in 10 patients are harmed in the course of their medical care, and half of those injuries are preventable. Among the preventable errors, 12 percent led to a patient’s permanent disability or death, according to the … Continue reading

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