Month: December 2019

Windows 7 Users Must Upgrade To Windows 10 Before 14th January 2020: Here’s Why And How To Do It

Microsoft’s venerable Windows 7 operating system sees its support end on 14th January 2020 meaning software updates that help protect your PC will no longer be available. Continue Reading . . . https://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2020/12/30/windows-7-users-must-upgrade-to-windows-10-before-14th-january–2020-heres-why-and-how-to-do-it/

Scientist who edited babies’ genes sentenced to three years in prison

Last year, a Stanford-trained scientist stunned the world by revealing that he had created the first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool. Now, He Jiankui and two of his associates have been sentenced to three years in prison following a secret trial in China. Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/30/scientist-crispr-baby-gene-editing-prison/

Melting glaciers in Russian Arctic reveal five new islands hidden beneath the ice

Russia’s Navy claims it has discovered five new islands revealed by melting glaciers in the remote Arctic. The islands were first spotted in 2016 but have not been confirmed and put on the map until now. Continue Reading . . . https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7608105/Melting-glaciers-Russian-Arctic-reveal-five-new-islands-hidden-beneath-ice.html