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Smoking out Structural Variants in the Cannabis Genome

SMOKING OUT STRUCTURAL VARIANTS IN THE CANNABIS GENOME

With its unique medicinal and psychoactive compounds, the popularity of cannabis is spreading... well, like a weed. Now legal in 10...

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Four Berkeley Lab Scientists

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ELECTS FOUR BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS

From left to right: Susan Hubbard, Kam-Biu Luk, Jeffrey Long, and Claire Tomlin. Four Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists...

 
 
 
An engineer at Uber's self-driving car unit warns that it's more like 'a science experiment' than a real car capable of driving itself

AN ENGINEER AT UBER'S SELF-DRIVING CAR UNIT WARNS THAT IT'S MORE LIKE 'A SCIENCE EXPERIMENT' THAN A REAL CAR CAPABLE OF DRIVING ITSELF

Uber has spun out its self-driving car unit as an LLC with the unit's chief Eric Meyhofer as CEO, as part of its $1 billion investment...

Notre Dame's 180,000 Bees Survive Cathedral Fire

NOTRE DAME'S 180,000 BEES SURVIVE CATHEDRAL FIRE

The approximately 180,000 bees that live on the roof of Notre Dame survived the fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral's ancient wooden...

 
 
 
Post-mortem upgrade: Hurricane Michael now Category 5 storm

POST-MORTEM UPGRADE: HURRICANE MICHAEL NOW CATEGORY 5 STORM

MIAMI - Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting...

Bio Roundup: Nationwide's Rise, a Surgeon's Quest, CRISPR USA & More

BIO ROUNDUP: NATIONWIDE'S RISE, A SURGEON'S QUEST, CRISPR USA & MORE

Persistence and perseverance were the themes of two of our top stories this week. First there's the story of Nationwide Children's...

 
 
 
George Lucas Just Made It Possible For Kids to Get into The Academy Museum For Free

GEORGE LUCAS JUST MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR KIDS TO GET INTO THE ACADEMY MUSEUM FOR FREE

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has been working on building a new museum in Los Angeles, and it's set to open later...

Eleanor Palmer Science Lab / AY Architects

ELEANOR PALMER SCIENCE LAB / AY ARCHITECTS

© Nick Kane Architects: AY Architects Location: Lupton St, Kentish Town, London NW5, United Kingdom Category: laboratory Area: 75.0...

 
 
 
Scrap that early morning jog! Evening exercise appears to be better for you, two new studies find

SCRAP THAT EARLY MORNING JOG! EVENING EXERCISE APPEARS TO BE BETTER FOR YOU, TWO NEW STUDIES FIND

New studies, from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the University of California, Irvine, found mice that exercised in the evening...

The Latest Free PC Game From The Epic Games Store Is Now Available

THE LATEST FREE PC GAME FROM THE EPIC GAMES STORE IS NOW AVAILABLE

Two weeks have passed since The Witness was made free to download for Epic Games Store members, which means the latest PC game giveaway...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthy Banana Bread With Chocolate

HEALTHY BANANA BREAD WITH CHOCOLATE

A delicious, healthier banana bread using Kodiak Cakes chocolate chip power cake mix.

Google launches Android Studio 3.4 with Android Q Beta emulator, and R8 replaces Proguard

GOOGLE LAUNCHES ANDROID STUDIO 3.4 WITH ANDROID Q BETA EMULATOR, AND R8 REPLACES PROGUARD

Google today launched Android Studio 3.4, the latest version of its integrated development environment , with “a small but focused...

 
 
 
Pig Brain Partially Revived By Scientists Four Hours After Animal's Death

PIG BRAIN PARTIALLY REVIVED BY SCIENTISTS FOUR HOURS AFTER ANIMAL'S DEATH

In a study that could fuel debate about the line between life and death, scientists from Yale University have restored circulation...

Apple's settlement with Qualcomm was inevitable - thanks to 5G

APPLE'S SETTLEMENT WITH QUALCOMM WAS INEVITABLE - THANKS TO 5G

If you've been following 5G news for the last year, Apple's global settlement with Qualcomm should have come as no surprise.

 
 
 
Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

ORGAN DONOR? ORGANS ARE CUT OUT OF PATIENTS' BODIES EVEN WHILE THEY ARE CONSCIOUS AND AWARE, HORRIFYING NEW SCIENCE STUDY REVEALS

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest...

Turning Point Prices IPO, Raising $166M to Test Cancer Drugs

TURNING POINT PRICES IPO, RAISING $166M TO TEST CANCER DRUGS

Turning Point Therapeutics raised more than $166 million in its IPO, pricing at the top of its range and putting nearly 2 million more...

 
 
 
German Shepherd Genome Project Fetches Popular Vote

GERMAN SHEPHERD GENOME PROJECT FETCHES POPULAR VOTE

Maya and her partner, Sgt. Nic Banuelos, of the UWPD K9 unit First there was Shadow, the poodle owned by gene-entrepreneur Craig Venter....

A startup just raised $27 million to make a new kind of painkiller using technology from Harvard scientists, as the race to replace opioids heats up

A STARTUP JUST RAISED $27 MILLION TO MAKE A NEW KIND OF PAINKILLER USING TECHNOLOGY FROM HARVARD SCIENTISTS, AS THE RACE TO REPLACE OPIOIDS HEATS UP

America is in the midst of a deadly opioid epidemic. There's a need for better pain drugs that aren't addictive. A new startup, Nocion...