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Forget designer babies. Here’s how CRISPR is really changing lives

This post was originally published on this siteForget about He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who created gene-edited babies. Instead, when you think about gene editing you should think of Victoria Gray, the African-American woman who says she’s been cured of her sickle-cell disease symptoms.  This week in London, scientists are gathering for the Third International […]

This geothermal startup showed its wells can be used like a giant underground battery

This post was originally published on this siteIn late January, a geothermal power startup began conducting an experiment deep below the desert floor of northern Nevada. It pumped water thousands of feet underground and then held it there, watching for what would happen. Geothermal power plants work by circulating water through hot rock deep beneath […]