Chinese scientist claims to have modified baby genes with CRISPR
He Jiankui (photo) said to the Associated press These twins, Lulu and Nana, were born earlier this month following an embryo setup using CRISPR to disable the CCR5 gene, a gene that allows the HIV virus to infect cells. An American scientist, Michael Deem, would have helped him in his project at the Southern University of Science and Technology of China.
His work has not been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, which means that there is no independent confirmation of the research. Scientists have shown that it is materials by the AP concluded that the tests carried out so far were insufficient to assert that the revision had worked or to rule out any risk of harm to genetically modified babies.
NASA InSight lander has arrived on Mars
Around 3 pm on Monday, NASA's InSight lander landed, completing his six-month-long journey on the red planet. Within hours, his solar panels deployed and he even returned a remarkably clear image of his Martian landing site. The LG instruments will measure the seismic activity, heat flow and jitter of the North Pole of Mars.
"Evangelion" will make its "global streaming debut" on Netflix in 2019
Neon Genesis Evangelion finally comes to a streaming service and, of course, to Netflix. The service has locked a global exclusive that will debut in the spring and has been announced in Tokyo with many other animated updates. New additions will include a Ultraman movie, 7 seeds, Rilakkuma and Kaoru and Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac.
LG imagines a smartphone with no less than 16 goals
LG may be working on a smartphone with not three but 16 (!) Objectives, according to a patent recently filed by LetsGoDigital. Organized in a 4×4 matrix, it is designed to capture a scene from multiple perspectives in one shot. The set could allow you to shoot 3D movies and manipulate shots by moving someone's head or replacing it completely.
In one example, LG shows how you can select the best photo in a series or create a single photo from multiple angles. You can also rotate your subject's head at the angle that suits you best.
Nintendo has a hacking problem with "Super Smash Bros." Ultimate & # 39;
Two weeks before the launch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fled in its entirety online. The origin of the leak seems to be a retailer who sells the game well before the advance. Some stores in Mexico have reportedly sold physical copies of SSBU weeks before the official release date. While Nintendo struggles to combat piracy, it has filed copyright complaints against YouTubers who download songs and videos from the game.
Microsoft briefly overtook Apple as the world's most valuable company
Apple's reign as the most valuable company in the world could be compromised. Microsoft briefly claimed the title on November 26, after its market capitalization surpassed that of Apple, reaching $ 812.93 billion, against $ 812.60 billion of its former rival. The advance did not last long (Apple had found 822 billion dollars while we were writing this), but it is no small matter that Microsoft has not had such a lead since 2010.
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