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David Liu launches Beam Therapeutics to treat genetic diseases with CRISPR base editing

5 days ago   |   By Chemical & Engineering

Joined by CRISPR luminaries Feng Zhang and J. Keith Joung, the Harvard chemist raises up to $87 million in funding
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PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

PlayStation Hits re-releases top PS4 games on the cheap

The PlayStation 4 has built up a sizable library of great games over the past five years, and soon, you'll be able to get some of them on the cheap. Sony today announced its... Read more ...

IOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 beta 2: here's what's new

IOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, macOS 10.14 beta 2: here's what's new

Inching closer to its massive Fall rollout, Apple released the second developer beta of all of its four operating systems. Of course, most of the new features have already been... Read more ...

Galaxy Note 9 screen panel leak: still notchless

Galaxy Note 9 screen panel leak: still notchless

Anyone and everyone have a notch these days that it's easier to actually count who doesn't. There's Oppo with its new Find X “slider”, Vivo with its elevating Nex, Sony, HTC... Read more ...

Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Our smartphones have practically become extensions of our bodies and lives, holding the keys not just to our captured memories but, often, also to online accounts and even... Read more ...

Read the memo Uber sent its employees about using its legal team to help...

Read the memo Uber sent its employees about using its legal team to help separated families on the Mexico border

Uber is the latest tech company to forcefully condemn the Trump administration's immigration policies. The company says it is exploring how its legal team can assist migrant... Read more ...

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo isn't abandoning the 3DS, despite its absence at E3

Nintendo chose to ignore its 3DS system during the company's E3 2018 presentation, but that doesn't mean the handheld is dead and buried just yet. More games are planned for it... Read more ...

Oppo Find X: Everything you need to know

Oppo Find X: Everything you need to know

Smartphone buyers want full-screen phones but they don't like notches, and so the Oppo Find X takes a different route. Its slide-out camera array delivers both practicality and... Read more ...

Star Trek reboot with Patrick Stewart as Picard tipped at CBS

Star Trek reboot with Patrick Stewart as Picard tipped at CBS

Patrick Stewart may return to Star Trek under a new deal that revives his The Next Generation role. Sources talking about the alleged show claim Alex Kurtzman, who has renewed... Read more ...

This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to...

This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to take on the Silicon Valley investment industry

Former Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier is now in command of a new investment company, called BuildGroup. "That guy in Seattle" came calling with an offer to buy Anaconda, a hot... Read more ...

A tiny Xbox One S is the latest American Girl accessory

A tiny Xbox One S is the latest American Girl accessory

As in all children's toys, representation in American Girl's line of dolls is key: The last to be introduced was a Latin American girl destined to reach Mars. But maybe owners... Read more ...