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Gene therapy: Everything you need to know about the DNA-tweaking treatments

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 21:51
Gene therapies treat or prevent disease by tweaking the content or expression of cells' DNA.

James Webb telescope spots dust storm raging on a giant planet nearly 20 times the size of Jupiter

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 21:15
Using the James Webb Space Telescope, scientists observed a massive dust storm in the atmosphere of VHS 1256 b, a 'super-Jupiter' exoplanet located 40 light-years from Earth.

What's the biggest black hole in the universe?

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 21:00
What's the biggest black hole in the universe, and is there a limit to how big black holes can get?

Enormous 'hole' in the sun's atmosphere will trigger stunning auroras Friday

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 19:52
An enormous coronal hole wider than 20 Earths has opened in the sun's atmosphere, and NOAA experts predict a moderate geomagnetic storm Friday (March 24) as a result.

Ancient Egyptian pharaoh-sphinx statues unearthed at sun temple

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 19:33
Archaeologists have discovered broken pharaoh-sphinx statues at an ancient Egyptian sun temple.

111,000-mile-tall 'solar tornado' is one of the largest plasma twisters ever seen

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 19:07
A massive solar tornado recently towered over the sun's north pole for three days. The plasma twister was created by a rapidly rotating magnetic field.

Inside the gory world of Victorian Medicine in All About History 128

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 18:30
Inside All About History 128: From bloody surgery to strange medical theories, uncover the evolving world of Victorian medicine.

You can now get a free at-home HIV test. Here's how.

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 18:10
A new program is collaborating with the dating app Grindr to distribute 1 million free at-home HIV tests to U.S. residents.

Scientists want to clone an extinct bison unearthed from Siberian permafrost. Experts are skeptical.

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 18:10
Researchers in Russia recently dissected a mummified bison dating back to around 8,000 years ago. The remains are so well preserved that the team thinks the extinct animal could be cloned, but others disagree.

Get a MacBook Air for under $800 with this Amazon deal

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 17:39
Grab a great student laptop for less at Amazon.