Scientists Successfully Remove Disease From Human Embryos

In this study , which was published in the journal Nature , the group prevented an embryo from inheriting a potentially fatal heart condition. But, he said, the ultimate goal would be eliminating inherited risks for everything from cystic fibrosi... More..

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Yemen war pushes country 'towards the edge of a cliff'
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Yemen war pushes country 'towards the edge of a cliff'

Roughly 60 percent have no prospects of securing their next meal as almost 7 million "are close to slipping into a state of starvation", Auke Lootsma, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director said Tuesd...More..

Robert Kubica Tests 2017 Renault F1 Car, Gets Warm Welcome On Return
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Robert Kubica Tests 2017 Renault F1 Car, Gets Warm Welcome On Return

Formula 2 frontrunner Luca Ghiotto clocked up a staggering 160 laps - more than any other driver - on what was his first day of testing a F1 auto. Kubica's best time was set on the seventh lap of a 10-lap run...More..

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations

She argues that it could be a positive development for Philip Morris (PM) and Altria (MO), which have competitive advantages in terms of innovation and less harmful products. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb...More..

Qatar and Italy sign a almost $6B deal for naval vessels
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Qatar and Italy sign a almost $6B deal for naval vessels

Qatar rejected the demands, calling it interference in Qatar's sovereignty. "We've given sufficient time to hear the legal explanations on how these measures are in compliance with their commitments, to no sa...More..

Suspicious package in Queens deemed safe after bomb squad probe, NYPD says
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Suspicious package in Queens deemed safe after bomb squad probe, NYPD says

Wray was badly burned Friday afternoon after he opened the parcel, which was left on the front porch of his two-family home on 222nd St. near 145th Rd.in Springfield Gardens. 'And the landlord came and he saw ...More..

1 dead in explosion at Minneapolis school
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

1 dead in explosion at Minneapolis school

Emergency responders are on the scene. According to school officials, all students have been accounted for. Fire officials are responding to a building collapse in Minneapolis and trying to determine whethe...More..

Cleaning Your Kitchen Sponge Isn't Making It Less Gross
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Cleaning Your Kitchen Sponge Isn't Making It Less Gross

For the study, the researchers analyzed DNA samples from 14 different sponges, and found one of the samples containing a staggering 54 billion bacterial cells in a 1cm square area. This can lead to cross-contam...More..

Blowing out Birthday candles increases bacteria on cake by 1400 percent
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Blowing out Birthday candles increases bacteria on cake by 1400 percent

The frosting on the cakes that had blown out candles contained more bacteria than the cakes that hadn't had candles blown out by pizza-breathed people. "Some people blow on the cake and they don't transfer any ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Raids at Karnataka Minister Home, Resort housing Congress 42 MLAs

Azad questioned why the raids on Shivakumar were conducted now if the government knew he was involved in graft. Shivakumar, is hosting his party's MLAs from Gujarat who have been brought to the Bengaluru re...More..

Liquid-Filled iPhone Cases Recalled After Reports of Chemical Burns
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Liquid-Filled iPhone Cases Recalled After Reports of Chemical Burns

Some of the glittery, liquid-filled cases made by MixBin Electronics that were recalled on August 1, 2017, are seen in photos released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. In one such case, a consume...More..

State Health Department Adds New Organizations to Medical Marijuana Program
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

State Health Department Adds New Organizations to Medical Marijuana Program

They join five other distributors, which have been operating since the beginning of previous year. The agency announced the new licenses Tuesday. Nassau and Suffolk counties each would each get two new dispen...More..

Kitchen Set Ablaze: Odisha Opposes End Of Subsidy On LPG Cylinders
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Kitchen Set Ablaze: Odisha Opposes End Of Subsidy On LPG Cylinders

There are as many as 18.11 crore customers of subsidised LPG in the country including 2.5 crore beneficiaries who were given free connections during the last one year under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna. T...More..

APC In Kaduna Headed For Destruction, Senator Sani Warns
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

APC In Kaduna Headed For Destruction, Senator Sani Warns

The senators and the state governor all belong to the All Progressives Congress (APC ). According to witnesses, heavily armed Political thugs said to be sponsored though, stormed the Headquarters of Nigeria U...More..

Niagara Falls Water Turns Black; Gov. Cuomo Orders Investigation
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Niagara Falls Water Turns Black; Gov. Cuomo Orders Investigation

Mystery surrounding a foul-smelling black cloud that appeared in water at the base of the Niagara Falls on the US-Canadian border has been explained. About 14 million tourists take in The Falls every year. Th...More..

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's Misleading Statement 'Bothers Me'
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Trump's Misleading Statement 'Bothers Me'

The president dictated a statement saying the meeting had "primarily discussed a programme about the adoption of Russian children". President Donald Trump stands in front of law enforcement officers at speech...More..

Inflammation breakthrough: Blood test could identify this life-threatening disease
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Inflammation breakthrough: Blood test could identify this life-threatening disease

The National Academy of Medicine recently proposed a new name for the condition, systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID), because of its hallmark symptom of crushing fatigue after any kind of exertion, the...More..

Breakthrough status for AZ' lung cancer drug Imfinzi
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Breakthrough status for AZ' lung cancer drug Imfinzi

But the FDA's decision smooths the way for a faster approval of Imfinzi monotherapy in patients with locally-advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer, whose disease has not progressed after platinum-ba...More..

Trump's odd threat on Congress health care
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Trump's odd threat on Congress health care

US President Donald Trump has threatened to end government payments to health insurers if Congress does not pass a new health care bill, despite warning that repealing Obamacare would leave millions of Americ...More..

Doctor takes break from having own baby to help other expectant mother
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Doctor takes break from having own baby to help other expectant mother

Hala Sabry , who founded the nonprofit Physician Moms Group. "She was just happy to be able to finally push to have her baby, and not have to wait", added the doctor. "But this was literally 'til the last secon...More..

First case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in Pinellas
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

First case of sexually transmitted Zika virus reported in Pinellas

The department emphasizes that there is no evidence of transmission through mosquitoes taking place anywhere in Florida . Officials warn people to check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's li...More..

British American Tobacco investigated for fraud in Africa
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

British American Tobacco investigated for fraud in Africa

SBG Securities upgraded British American Tobacco p.l.c. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating a...More..

Kannada actor-cricketer Dhruva Sharma dead
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Kannada actor-cricketer Dhruva Sharma dead

After watching Dhruv Sharma in action, Salman Khan had said that Dhruv was one of the best talents in the league. The actor who was part of many Kannada movies died of cardiac arrest. The Kannada actor Dhruv ...More..

Los Angeles will host 2028 Summer Olympics, Paris in 2024
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Los Angeles will host 2028 Summer Olympics, Paris in 2024

The deal will now push the 2024 games towards the French capital of Paris , after both cities had originally bid for that summer's event. Paris last hosted the Olympics in 1924, so the chance to celebrat...More..

Car Crash Responding Officer Was Fatally Shot In Indiana
by | Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Car Crash Responding Officer Was Fatally Shot In Indiana

Brown was shot by Bowman and an off-duty Johnson County deputy who had also responded to the crash scene to offer assistance. The chief has set up a GoFundMe account to assist Allan's widow, Stacy, and...More..