How Gene Therapy Can Reverse a Form of Congenital Blindness

In December of 2018, the Sanford Health International Board honored our work for an inherited retinal disease caused by mutations on the RPE65 gene, which leads to blindness, by naming us the winners of their inaugural Sanford Lorraine Cross Award.

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This weekend, stream a free animated Captain Marvel movie on DisneyNow

There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18255288/captain-marvel-free-online-animated-movie-disneynow-secret-warriors-squirrel-girl-kamala-khan

Google Assistant will soon be more conversational on smart displays

Google is rolling out “continued conversation” to smart displays over the next few days, the company has confirmed to Android Central. The tech giant launched the feature for smart speakers last year in an effort to make conversations with Assistant feel more natural.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/08/google-assistant-continued-conversation-smart-display/

Samsung Galaxy Buds review: imperfectly acceptable

When I was in high school, shopping for new earphones with a single £20 note as my budget, I used to dream of earbuds without the wire. It wasn’t a complicated fantasy, just my ultra basic Sony buds sans fil, as the French would put it.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/8/18255221/samsung-galaxy-buds-headphones-truly-wireless-review-price-specs-features

The Wisdom of Crowds Requires the Political Left and Right to Work Together

Debates between the political left and right—whether in Congress or at the dinner table—can turn so acrimonious it becomes hard to believe the two sides can ever come together and agree on anything, let alone work as a cohesive team.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-wisdom-of-crowds-requires-the-political-left-and-right-to-work-together/