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As important as the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool has been, it has a relatively high error rate, which can introduce potentially harmful mutations. Researchers in Germany have now developed a more refined tool that reduces errors by nicking DNA instead of cutting it.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: CRISPR, gene therapy, Genetic engineering, DNA, Cells, Max Delbrück Center for
Promotion: six New Zealand design brands have joined forces to create a pavilion of Kiwi design that will be showcased during San Francisco Design Week later this month. Read more
Getting an organ from donor to recipient is a race against time, with many going to waste. Now, researchers in Australia have identified new cryoprotectants that could preserve organs and tissues for much longer without damaging them.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: RMIT, RMIT University, Organ donation, Cryopreservation, Cryogenics, Transplant
Plastic wraps and containers may be great at preserving food, but they generate huge amounts of waste that can end up in the environment. Researchers at Harvard and Rutgers have developed a new plant-based, antimicrobial coating that can be sprayed onto food to keep it fresh, and is easily washed off before consumption.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Food, Food technology, Packaging, Coati

Sony today announced a firmware updates to their two of their top full-frame mirrorless cameras. First, the flagship Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless camera gets an impressive new video format option as well as some new new RAW format options for still photos. Meanwhile, the Sony A7S III gets a small update, adding a new proxy recording option and some focusing improvements. Sony Alpha 1 First u
An international team of scientists and cartographers has released the most detailed map ever of the seafloor of the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. It covers 48 million km² (19 million miles²) and includes the deepest spot yet found in the region.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Antarctic, British Antarctic Survey, Ocean, Mapping, Maps

3D printing typically involves depositing layers of molten plastic, laser-melting powdered metal, or using UV light to harden gelatinous resin. A new technique takes yet another approach, however, by utilizing sound waves.Continue ReadingCategory: 3D Printing, TechnologyTags: Ultrasound, Concordia University is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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