Monthly Archive:: June 2017

10 Amazing Things Scientists Just Did with CRISPR

It’s like someone has pressed fast-forward on the gene-editing field: A simple tool that scientists can wield to snip and edit DNA is speeding the pace of advancements that could lead to treating and preventing diseases. Findings are now coming quickly, as researchers can publish the results of their work that’s made use

CBO estimates 22 million more uninsured by 2026 under Senate health plan

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million more people will be uninsured by the end of the next 10 years under the Senate Republican health care plan than under current law. The number, which is only a slight improvement from the CBO’s estimate of the health care bill passed by the House of Representatives

Archaeologists Find Earliest Monumental Egyptian Hieroglyphs | Archaeology

A team of archaeologists from Belgium, the United States and Egypt has uncovered some previously unknown rock inscriptions, which include 5,200-year-old Egyptian hieroglyphs, at the archaeological site of El-Khawy, near the ancient Egyptian city of Elkab. The newly discovered panel of signs features images of a bull’s head on a short pole followed by two