Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
U.S. national team hopes Copa America sequel is better than the ... - Washington Post Anything less would imperil hopes of escaping the group stage in a 16-team tournament featuring the giants of Latin American soccer. 06/5/2016 - 4:39 am | View Link
Matt Forte hopes to 'turn back the time' with Jets - NFL ... back said one reason he chose to sign with the this offseason was the team's training staff, which he hopes will help him "turn back the time... 06/4/2016 - 11:47 am | View Link
Soccer-Poor pitches hurting Australia's World Cup hopes - Yahoo! News ... home pitches were hindering his team's ability to play good football, which could have consequences for their hopes of reaching Russia. 06/4/2016 - 9:39 am | View Link
Poor Pitches Hurting Australia's World Cup Hopes: Postecoglou - New York Times ... home pitches were hindering his team's ability to play good football, which could have consequences for their hopes of reaching Russia. 06/4/2016 - 9:33 am | View Link
New coach has high hopes if players buy into his vision - Houston Chronicle Photo: Karen Warren, Staff Mike D'Antoni has high hopes for Rockets if players buy into his vision 1 / 2 Back to Gallery On the first day... 06/3/2016 - 1:16 pm | View Link
S.Korean Choi hopes Arkansas defense will boost form South Korea's Choi Na-Yeon has not won a title since capturing last year's LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship, but she hopes defending her crown starting Friday will revive her form. Choi, ranked 21st, shared third at the LPGA Swinging Skirts Classic in ... 06/23/2016 - 10:33 am | View Link
Agency hopes apps will keep drones away from wildfires BOISE, Idaho (AP) " When Brian Cresto and his fellow firefighters fly toward a wildfire at just a few hundred feet off the ground, he's scouting for the best spot for them to land when they parachute out. Lately, he's also been keeping an eye out for hobby ... 06/23/2016 - 10:33 am | View Link
Owner hopes to show 'Pulse is alive' with street party Pulse was the location of the recent Orlando shooting, which has been described as one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern American history, and left 49 people dead and another 53 injured. Pulse owner Barbara Poma is hosting the block party Thursday ... 06/23/2016 - 10:21 am | View Link
Lewis hopes for return to form at NW Arkansas Championship Former world No. 1 Stacy Lewis has been busy since winning her last tournament two years ago, getting engaged and preparing for her upcoming wedding in August. The former Arkansas standout and two-time LPGA Player of the Year tries to get back into winning ... 06/23/2016 - 10:08 am | View Link
Vijender's Olympic hopes end as Vikas qualifies for Rio With Vikas Krishan making the cut for Olympics in the 75kg category, the door is shut on the much celebrated Vijender Singh, who was eyeing qualification to the Rio Games ever since the International Boxing Association (AIBA) allowed professional boxers to ... 06/23/2016 - 9:54 am | View Link
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'Lift ev'ry voice and sing'— Honoring an anthem and its author, by Denise Oliver Velez
Two weeks after Orlando, Trump’s reaction looks even crazier, by Ian Reifowitz
America’s national priorities: Police thuggery, broken schools, and the 'Wages of Whiteness,’ by Chauncey DeVega
Passing a new rubicon on gun violence and terrorism, by Frank Vyan Walton
Clinton’s gamble on gun safety is paying off, by Sher Watts Spooner
Big businesses are hurting small businesses, by David Akadjian
Her homophobia reminds me of me, by Irna L Landrum
Interview with the undocumented valedictorians who created a firestorm, by Egberto Willies
Donald Trump and the 53-inch penis, by Jon Perr
Some common signs of an investor with a liquidity problem, by DarkSyde
At least two religious leaders in Maryland are among the applicants for a limited number of medical marijuana licenses that will be issued by the state, the Washington Post reported. “In the first chapter of the Bible, God creates plants and tells us that they are very good, and they are for o
Britain’s bestselling novelist and two of its rock idols have mourned the country’s “disastrous” vote to leave the EU, claiming it will lead to the break up of the country. Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, an outspoken campaigner to remain in Europe, tweeted “I donR
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to back away from calling for a total ban on Muslim entry into the US on Saturday to targeting certain nations — without identifying them, The Hill reported. “I don’t want people coming in — I don’t want people coming in
Wall Street JournalDonald Trump Steps Up Wall Street Fundraising EffortsWall Street JournalDonald Trump unleashed his most blistering attack on rival Hillary Clinton's ties to Wall Street donors this week, saying banks “totally own” the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. Yet the industry's donations account for only $4.8 million Full commitment: RNC takes bold new step towards embracing TrumpHot AirRNC claims millions raised online with Trump since TuesdayCBS NewsRNC fundraisers hedge on TrumpPoliticoThe Hill -Daily Mail -MarketWatchall 33 news articles »
Forget GMO. Get ready for GMH.
CRISPR, the genome-editing technology that has taken biomedical science by storm, is finally nearing human trials.
On 21 June, an advisory committee at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved a proposal to use CRISPR–Cas9 to help augment cancer therapies that rely on enlisting a patient’s T cells, a type of immune cell.
Where some gene modification techniques have involved the brute-force insertion of genetic material (including shooting at cells with an air pistol), CRISPR is a much more exacting technique that offers multiple approaches to carefully editing genes, including human genes.
What CRISPR offers, and biologists desire, is specificity: the ability to target and study particular DNA sequences in the vast expanse of a genome.