Genetic Engineers Are Building a Biological Kill Switch

The fear of genetically-modified creatures escaping from the lab is the basis for a thousand sci-fi stories, but it’s also a legitimate concern. That’s why genetic engineers are inventing kill switches, or genetically-encoded suicide triggers, for GMOs they want to keep contained. Here’s how they work.

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NASA Discovers A Super-Distant Galaxy That’s 300 Trillion Times Brighter Than The Sun

Talk about brilliant!

NASA says it has discovered the brightest galaxy ever seen–a super-distant collection of stars that shines with the intensity of more than 300 trillion suns.

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