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CRISPR tools found in thousands of viruses could boost gene editing

CRISPR tools found in thousands of viruses could boost gene editing

Phages (seen here attacking a bacterial cell) might use CRISPR-Cas systems to compete with one another — or to manipulate gene activity in their hosts.Credit: Biophoto Associates/SPL A systematic sweep of viral genomes has revealed a trove of potential CRISPR-based genome-editing tools. CRISPR-Cas systems are common in the microbial world of bacteria and archaea, where …

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Earth can regulate its temperature over hundreds of thousands of years to keep them within a steady range, a new study confirms

Earth CAN regulate its temperature over thousands of years to keep the planet in a habitable range

Earth can regulate its temperature over hundreds of thousands of years to keep them within a steady range, a new study confirms. The planet contains a ‘stabilizing feedback’ mechanism that’s able to keep the climate pendulum from swinging too far in either direction across long timescales. It’s believed this is accomplished through ‘silicate weathering’ – …

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Intel Plans Thousands of Job Cuts in Face of PC Slowdown

Intel Plans Thousands of Job Cuts in Face of PC Slowdown

(Bloomberg) — Intel Corp . is planning a major reduction in headcount, likely numbering in the thousands, to cut costs and cope with a sputtering personal-computer market, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Most Read from Bloomberg The layoffs will be announced as early as this month, with the company planning to make …

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Thousands fell for this Rufus du Sol prank at Burning Man

Thousands fell for this Rufus du Sol prank at Burning Man

From its roots as a counterculture happening on Baker Beach in San Francisco, Burning Man has always had a trickster spirit. Over the past few decades, the event has grown into a gigantic 80,000-person gathering in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Many bemoan that Burning Man has strayed from its roots, but there’s still …

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The Stadia Super-Fans Still Clocking Thousands Of Hours On The Service Everyone Thought Was Dead

The Stadia Super-Fans Still Clocking Thousands Of Hours On The Service Everyone Thought Was Dead

Image: Google / Kotaku / Zoa.Arts (Shutterstock) Google Stadia has not really been in the mainstream spotlight since its high-profile launch in 2019. And outside of bad news and poor reviews, it mainly disappeared from most gaming sites and YouTube channels. But the players who’ve invested hundreds or even thousands of hours into Google’s video …

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