Crispr Wants to Feed the World

Jan 27, 2023

Ten years after its discovery, the implications of Crispr genome editing are profound and far-reaching, and we are only getting started. This tool, adapted from a bacterial immune system, allows us to cut and edit the genetic code in any living cell to make highly targeted changes and repairs. A small number of people with genetic diseases have been helped by Crispr therapies, highlighting the potential to impact the lives of those suffering from the approximately 7,000 genetic diseases with ...read more

The Last of Us Just Revealed 2 Crucial Beginnings

Jan 27, 2023

Time to learn more about Ellie, and the virus. Image: HBO The second episode of The Last of Us  was all about beginnings: the beginning of the viral outbreak that would basically end the world, and the beginning of Joel and Ellie’s story as the pair, along with Tess, set out into the open world of Boston. Helmed by Last of Us game director and series co-showrunner Neil Druckmann, it was a subtly video game-influenced episode that also added to the franchise’s myt ...read more

BEYOND Expo 2023 seeks speakers for four summits in Macao in May

Jan 27, 2023

The four summits at BEYOND Expo are among the most influential platforms in Asia and the world. They are key drivers of technological innovation due to influential speakers and specialized topics. BEYOND Expo 2023 will continue to host four international summits: the Sustainability Summit, the Healthcare Summit, the ConsumerTech Summit, and the Global Investment Summit. From development to practical application, technology is revolutionizing traditional businesses and impacting every aspect o ...read more

The Skincare Routine Every Tween Needs, According to a Dermatologist

Jan 27, 2023

Photo: Iryna Dincer (Shutterstock) Maybe you already realize this, but puberty is wild. From the ages of about 9 to 12, tweens are trying to figure out how to function in the world even while everything about them changes. So who can blame them for zoning out to TikTok and maybe picking up some skincare tips from Northie at the same time? While North West may have access to every product under the sun, but we wanted to ask an actual dermatologist what the average tween needs t ...read more

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 162 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Jan 27, 2023

Wednesday January 25, 2023 1:27 pm PST by Juli Clover Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 162 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Scrolling, Gamepad API, Media, Web API, and Accessibility. ...read more

Super Nintendo World Is the Closest You'll Get to Stepping Into a Video Game

Jan 27, 2023

Despite what you may have seen in films like Tron or Jumanji , it’s impossible for humans to jump from their couches into a video game. Or, at least, it was. That’s the experience Universal and Nintendo are hoping to recreate with Super Nintendo World, the brand new themed land that opens at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA on February 17. It’s the first of its kind in North America and the second in the world . Ahead of the opening, io9 got a walkthrough tour o ...read more

MyRepublic tops Ookla's NZ Q4 internet performance report

Jan 26, 2023

Ookla's quarterly reports on the state of New Zealand's mobile and fixed networks has been released, revealing MyRepublic as a leading provider. The report for fixed networks details the fastest providers for download speeds, the Median Multi-server Latency and consistency. The report on the state of New Zealand's mobile networks also details the fastest phones and which manufacturer had the highest median download speeds. Starting with the fastest median download speeds for fixed networks, th ...read more

Ginger: A Versatile Root with a Wealth of Health Benefits

Jan 26, 2023

Ginger: A Versatile Root with a Wealth of Health Benefits. Ginger is a versatile root that has been used medicinally and in culinary preparations for centuries. In this article, we explore the many benefits and uses associated with ginger. Introduction: Many cultures have used ginger as a medicinal and culinary ingredient for centuries. It has a pleasant aroma and a strong flavor. There are many different varieties of ginger and it is classified in the family Zingiberaceae under the scient ...read more


Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 161 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Jan 26, 2023

Thursday January 12, 2023 1:42 pm PST by Juli Clover Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 161 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Rendering, JavaScript, Web Assembly, Media, Fullscreen API, ...read more

The Mesopotamian Marshes Are Disappearing, Again

Jan 26, 2023

From the start of last summer until late October, more than 2,000 families were forced to abandon their homes due to the retreating marshlands, according to the FAO’s El-Hajj Hassan. Some of the displaced have moved to areas of marshland that still have water, while others have abandoned their traditional way of life and moved to cities like Basra or Baghdad. Tensions among those who remain in the marshes are rising, and security consultants believe that water scarcity, and specifically the ...read more