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Is It Easier to Recognize People Who Look Like You?

Faces are possibly the most important visual stimuli that we perceive. The moment you see a person’s face, you can infer their race, age, mood, identity, and possibly their gender expression (always ask). Unless, of course, you have prosopagnosia, aka ‘face blindness’ — where you can’t tell familiar or unfamiliar faces apart. Prosopagnosia is important […]

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What is CRISPR & How Could It Edit Your DNA?

CRISPR could be responsible for a new era of genetically perfected plants, animals, and even humans…but what the heck is it? Hello imperfect humans, Trace here for DNews. A few years ago, something called Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats or CRISPR burst onto scene. It worked so well scientists began issuing ethical statements about […]

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Do You Love Swimming Pools in Summer? Let Us Ruin That for You

How’s your summer going? Did you spend a lot of time in the pool? Have fond memories of the ol’ swimmin’ hole? Well, let me retroactively ruin them. Pools are gross. The thing about water is some pathogens absolutely thrive in it. Harmful viruses, bacteria, and protozoa can be transmitted from one person to another […]

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