In September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave the green light to a version of the plant Camelina sativa, an important oilseed crop that had been genetically engineered using CRISPR to produce enhanced omega-3 oil. What was interesting about this approval was that the USDA did not ask that the inventors of theRead more...
Despite Tesla's lead on the electric vehicle market, large automakers spent 2017 announcing they will transition their gas-powered car models to EVs. But other companies selling more elite vehicles are also throwing their hat in the ring. At NAIAS in...
Puerto Rico is still in dire straits after Hurricane Maria struck, with many of the islands residents still lacking power. Which explains why the students and teachers in San Juan's Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo were so excited when their lights turned on.
By the looks of it, the quake had struck on the backside of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, the place where our kids had been born, and a place that we walk by nearly every day. Of all the spots on the Earth reacting to the forces of tectonic motion, this had been the one to go. Right there. Or so I thought.
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