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Chinese scientists will be the first to use CRISPR gene editing in human patients

Chinese scientists next month will treat lung cancer patients with immune cells modified using the CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing technique. The world's first human trials will establish whether CRISPR is a viable option for patients not…
Home Theater

Redbox gives streaming another shot, enters testing phase

Although its previous streaming service was ill-fated, the company is reportedly creating a similar service called Redbox Digital which has entered the testing phase.

White House unleashes dollars, programs to bolster infrastructure for electric vehicles

A broad range of federal and private-sector actions to accelerate U.S. electric vehicle adoption have been enacted. They are focused on charging station infrastructure.
Movies & TV

Lin-Manuel Miranda to get sloshed, talk about Hamilton duel on ‘Drunk History’

Who better to get drunk and narrate the infamous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr than the Broadway wunderkind who created a hit show about one of the two participants?

How Jaguar Land Rover is designing cars that will drive better than you

Jaguar Land Rover is developing technology that promises to turn a car into the best driver on the road. We hopped behind the wheel of prototypes at the 2016 Jaguar Land Rover Technology Showcase to find out what the future has in store.
Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is the new canvas: Oculus shows off Medium sculptures

The Rift Touch 3D sculpting program, Medium, is really starting to take shape, so Oculus invited a gang of artists in to turn their digital art into tactile experiences. We really like the robots.

Pokémon Go decoded: Data miners dig into Niantic's hot new app

If you're the kind of player who likes to min-max your gaming experience and isn't quite so interested in the mystery and discovery involved, a data mining dump for the recently released augmented-reality title Pokémon Go is for you.

‘Rocket League’ and ‘Gwent’ gear up for cross-play, but Sony hasn’t given the green light

Add CD Projekt Red to the list of developers ready to bridge the gap between Xbox and PS4 multiplayer. The developer has the solution ready for Gwent, and Psyonix for Rocket League, and all they need is Sony's go-ahead.

Telltale’s polished engine makes ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Batman’ games look better

The engine Telltale uses for its Walking Dead games has had a face-lift, and will make an appearance when the new series debuts this fall. If you want a sneak peek, though, it's also been used for the upcoming Batman game.

Be a trader, not a traitor, in the latest ‘No Man’s Sky’ trailer

The latest video for No Man's Sky, trade, highlights the entrepreneurial component of the game. Gather resources and sell them for profit, or use them to upgrade your existing gear.

Voyager 4 drone's incredible optical zoom camera will pack 16x magnification

Drone manufacturer Walkera has unveiled Voyager 4, its latest flagship drone, which will feature a camera system capable of capturing a focal range between 10mm and 1500mm.