The Promise of Gene Editing

The Promise of Gene Editing

by Matt Ridley April 7, 2017 Scientists at the Roslin Institute, near Edinburgh, said last month that they had edited the genomes of pigs, rendering them immune to a dangerous virus. The announcement is extraordinary precisely because it sounds almost routine these...
Reality Gets Too Virtual at SXSW

Reality Gets Too Virtual at SXSW

by Patrick Watson March 25, 2017 Reality is getting complicated. Don’t like the world around you? Today’s technology lets you pick a different one. Virtual reality was everywhere at last week’s South by Southwest Conference in Austin, TX. I tried several different VR...
Space News Roundup – March 22, 2017

Space News Roundup – March 22, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council March 22, 2017   Blue Origin Plans Crewed (Suborbital) Launch Within a Year The spaceflight company Blue Origin, which was founded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, plans to launch its first crewed flight to...