Winchester, VA – The Hacker News reports that security researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, a security firm, have uncovered a glitch with the Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 which allows malware designed for Linux to target Windows computers without detection by current security software. The Windows Subsystem for Linux was introduced last year, […]

Winchester, VA – In the technology sector, Apple came out with some pretty big announcements yesterday. They are rolling out three new iPhones: the iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, with wireless charging, improved photo capabilities, and better speakers. They also presented consumers with the iPhone X, which has no home button, has an edge-to-edge screen, […]

Winchester, VA – The Telegraph is reporting on another fascinating scientific health discovery called dubbed tissue nanotransfection (TNT for short), in which a pad of nanochips is placed over a damaged area of the body. Then, a small electric current fires DNA into the skin cells, and can convert those cells into the specific building block […]

Winchester, VA – In this Celestial Musings, MIT Technology Review is reporting that for the first time, a team of researchers has used the gene-editing technique CRISPR to genetically modify a human embryo. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, who spearheaded the effort, is said to have broken new ground in both in the quantity of tiny humans he has […]

Winchester, VA – An interesting scientific development passed by the newsdesk yesterday. Reuters reports that scientists at the University of California, Riverside have developed a paper that can be erased and reprinted up to 80 times, using nanoparticles and light to write on the paper. The writing disappears after five days due to a chemical reaction […]

Winchester, VA – The Daily Mail is reporting on results of genetic testing on ancient Egyptian mummies that was performed by a team of scientists from the University of Tuebingen and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Usable DNA was retrieved from 90 mummies and full-genome DNA data was found from 3 […]


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