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  • New twist on CRISPR technology

    In a classic episode of an old-school TV comedy called I Love Lucy, we see Lucille Ball stepping into an assembly line job at a candy factory. As the pace of the conveyor belt exceeds her ability to wrap the candy, the frenzy gets the best of her. She shoves candy into her pockets, into her hat, into her mouth—it's a job fail.
  • Pentagon opens new drone base in Niger

    Drones are taking off from a newly-constructed base in Niger, further indicating the West African country is fast-becoming a center for U.S. unmanned aircraft missions to battle violent extremist organizations like ISIS, military officials said Friday. The Pentagon said Friday it has begun intelligence and reconnaissance operations at Nigerien Air

    The Washington Times
  • Cutting-edge drone technology is changing -- take a look

    You know what a basic quadcopter looks like, but these unmanned-aircraft displays at a drone conference show the state of the art.

  • New Technology Used to Clean Constitution Gardens Pond

    After decades of neglect, the Constitution Gardens pond on the National Mall will get a much-needed cleaning. News 4's Cory Smith explains why scientists are turning to new technology to fix a problem in the water.
  • New technology will make your web browser more private

    A new technology promises to make your web browser more private than ever, keeping your internet activity from prying eyes. But some argue your data won’t actually be all that private. And others are worried it could actually help criminals including child abusers to avoid justice. Here’s what you need to know about DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH). What is DNS-over-HTTPS? Whenever you visit a webpage, your web browser first needs to discover the specific location (or IP address) of the computer server...

    The Next Web
  • Apple's New MacBook Pro, New Lobbyist, and New Credit Card Problem

    Apple announced the new 16-inch MacBook Pro this week and said the Mac Pro will be available in December. It's also hired a pro-Trump lobbyist to help with tariffs problems.

  • New X-ray technology could revolutionize how doctors identify abnormalities

    Using ground-breaking technology, researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and University of Baltimore (UMB) are testing a new method of X-ray imaging that uses color to identify microfractures in bones. Microfractures were previously impossible to see using standard X-ray imaging. The findings associated with this advancement in color (spectral) CT (computed tomography) imaging are published in Advanced Functional Materials.