In 2012, scientists discovered a cheap and easyway of editing genes that determine the biological features of all living things, including humans. The method is called Crispr-Cas9, and it exploits the defenses that bacteria have evolved against viral invaders to add or subtract material from an organism's genome. Depending on [...]
The main advantage of sous vide cooking is control. With a constant temperature water bath, you greatly decrease the danger of overcooking your food, which makes it a perfect method for the egg, a humble food that can be transcendent if cooked properly, but rubbery and sulfuric smelling if overdone. Read more...
Australia’s unique methods of garnering the attention of the nation’s youngsters and warn against the dangers of using drugs and over consumption of alcohol have had a tendency to travel across the world as well. Australia’s newest campaign featuring Stoner Sloth is no different, warning kids of not only the dangers of consuming marijuana, but... Show More Summary
Booking holidays online is vastly preferable to the old ring-around method. It’s simple, convenient and you have a much better chance of landing a discount. However, it is also rife with potential dangers; especially if you’re new to online shopping. This infographic from AVG Technologies looks at how to avoid the scammers — both before and during your holiday. More »
A recent study from researchers at the University of Oxford has looked at using a new technique to scan patients' hearts, without the need to inject a potentially dangerous substance. The method could significantly improve treatment,...Show More Summary
Researchers discover method to prevent graft-versus-host disease, a dangerous and common complication of bone marrow transplants.
Seattle Children's researchers discover method to prevent graft-versus-host disease, a dangerous and common complication of bone marrow transplants.
The Slow Mo Guys used the tried and tested (but still dangerous) method of creating a fire tornado so that they could capture it up close at 1000fps and 2500fps. They should’ve made a miniature town for it to destroy.
Recently some of my firearm instructor friends have been sharing this group’s information as an example of what not to do. The group is called Voda Consulting and some of their methods of teaching are irresponsible and dangerous. InShow More Summary
Several television stations ran segments promoting a controversial method for supposedly "reversing" a medical abortion that is promoted by anti-choice groups while failing to disclose that medical experts, including the American Congress...Show More Summary
"'You put your hands around your neck and you roll up in a ball'.... The boy proceeded to put his face down and scream for help."Miraculously? How dangerous are kangaroos? Here's a Slate article from 2012 (after 3 kangaroos escaped from...Show More Summary
The scope and method of hactivist's doxxing (outing) attacks and threats Thursday set a dangerous precedent for broader, louder outing of Ashley Madison users' breached data.
Ready to learn the best methods on how to wash comforters and pillows naturally? You’re in luck. But first, we’ll touch on the importance of choosing the healthiest and most effective cleaning products. Dangers of Conventional Detergents...Show More Summary
The Backyard Scientist celebrates 10 years of dangerous experiments – and perhaps the fact that he’s still in one piece – by recreating his first video, using various methods to make a propane-filled balloon explode.
Guest post by Jeff Mosenkis of Innovations for Poverty Action. With the debate over deworming in danger of overtaking actual worms in terms of lost productivity, a reminder that much arguing about what analysis methods were chosen can be solved with … Continue reading ? The post IPA’s weekly links appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Mosquitoes are more than a summertime nuisance in many areas of the world. They can transmit dangerous diseases like yellow fever and malaria when they siphon off your blood. Most methods of control […]
A state board revoked the license of a former U.S. Army doctor on Friday, finding that he plied students with hypnotic drugs during battlefield-trauma training and performed dangerous procedures, including intentionally inducing shock. The doctor, John Henry Hagmann, was cited for training he...
Many parents have resorted to publicly shaming their children via social media as a form of punishment for bad behavior. However, the controversial disciplinary method has received mixed opinions. While some people feel the punishment...Show More Summary
There's more than one way to kill a cane toad. And in Australia, where they represent a persistent and dangerous invasive species, it's important to have at least one method at the ready. A new study promises that an old method -- currently condemned for supposedly causing pain -- is actually as humane as toad killing can get.Read full article >>
WHEN states began using lethal injection to execute criminals in the late 1970s, the idea was to make state killing more humane. This method allowed states to retire their electric chairs, and it was quietly effective for a couple of decades. Show More Summary