Scientists in China have used a cutting-edge Crispr technique to repair a disease-causing mutation in viable human embryos. Source: Science News

Vice President Mike Pence, with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday, Aug. 23, to discuss the future of human space exploration and the…

With simple tools, there are three things you can observe to support the heliocentric model of the solar system. Source: Science News

If we want to solve climate change, there’s no other option. Source: Science News

Scientists track in incredible detail how the giant kangaroo rat and over 400 other species struggled and triumphed amid a punishing drought. Source: Science News

Dark Tequila Añejo

Dark Tequila is a complex malicious campaign targeting Mexican users, with the primary purpose of stealing financial information, as well as login credentials to popular websites that range from code…

All your industrious tracking of periods, sex, and basal body temperature is also valuable as a database. Source: Science News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 24, to provide an update on upcoming activities related to the agency’s first mission to return a sample…

On the one-year anniversary of the historic 2017 Eclipse Across America, NASA will host a Science Chat at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, Aug. 21, to discuss new science data and…

Climate change could increase river flooding damage by as much as 1,000 percent, an ambitious new study finds. Source: Science News

In a given thirty minute episode, 4Tech’s hosts might test for counterfeit medicines at a pharmacy in Ghana, try out a wetsuit in cold Russian waters, or peek into a…

A neurological “functional fingerprint” allows scientists to explore the influence of genetics, environment and aging on brain connectivity. Source: Science News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly…

If the unconfirmed claims of a room temperature superconductor are real, this is _bonkers_. Source: Science News

SpaceX’s first crew is starting training on cockpit simulators and replicas of the spacecraft that will take them to the ISS. Source: Science News

Your phone can measure acceleration, magnetic field, sound, location, and maybe more—which turns it into a portable data collector for science projects. Source: Science News

The first high-quality, complete sequence of the bread wheat genome could support the creation of the first genetically modified wheat. Source: Science News

Security assessment of corporate information systems in 2017

Each year, Kaspersky Lab’s Security Services department carries out dozens of cybersecurity assessment projects for companies worldwide. In this publication, we present a general summary and statistics for the cybersecurity…

A pair of clever studies show how the development of advanced social robots is far outpacing our understanding of how they’re going to make us feel. Source: Science News

Surf’s up, dude. Source: Science News