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Is winter miserable for wildlife?

When you're warm and cozy inside, it can be natural to wonder if the animals you see outside your window this winter are doing OK. Don't worry – they're doing better out there than you would.

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Gene-editing people

Chinese scientists led by He Jiankui claimed they used CRISPR to modify human embryos that eventually were born as twin girls. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein

Rogue science strikes again: The case of the first gene-edited babies

The announcement of the birth of babies with edited genes has been met by a deluge of scientific and ethical criticism. Public discussion focuses on risks and benefits – was breaking this taboo worth it?

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Research and Expert Database

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  2. Science gets shut down right along with the federal government
  3. Time travel is possible – but only if you have an object with infinite mass
  4. Offices are too hot or too cold – is there a better way to control room temperature?
  5. How one German city developed – and then lost – generations of math geniuses

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