New Gene Editing Tool Could Fix Most Harmful DNA Mutations

Scientists have raised fresh hopes for treating people with genetic disorders by inventing a powerful new molecular tool that, in principle, can correct the vast majority of mutations that cause human genetic diseases. From a report: The procedure, named “prime editing,” can mend about 89% of the 75,000 or so harmful mutations known to mangle the human genome and lead to conditions such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anaemia, and…

October 21, 2019
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Single room camera for catching roommates?

I have become suspicious of my roommate for a litany if reasons, and I would like to make sure that my things are not borrowed or used while I am away. Is there a good camera that fits the following requirements? -No wifi/streaming. -No monthly payment…

October 21, 2019
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5th Fleet Hosts International Maritime Exercise

The U.S. Navy announced the International Maritime Exercise 2019 (IMX 19) is starting with personnel and assets from over 50 countries and seven international organizations on Oct. 21. This will be the sixth IMX, with the last one held in 2017. The 5th…

October 21, 2019
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Top 10 technology trends for 2020 include hyperautomation, human augmentation and distributed cloud

Gartner identified the top strategic technology trends likely to reach tipping points in the near future. The top 10 technology trends for 2020 presented at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo included hyperautomation, multiexperience, human augmentation and distributed cloud. The key trends have a people-centric approach, explained David Cearley, vice president and Gartner Fellow, during a conference session today. The Orlando, FL conference runs through October 24, with more than 9,000 CIOs…

October 21, 2019
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