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Spy Chief Calls Gene Editing a Weapon of Mass Destruction 

Gene editing, like CRISPR, is a scientific breakthrough that may help cure diseases, prevent ageing, and change humanity. According to the US intelligence community, it’s also a potential weapon of mass destruction. Read More >>

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Here’s the Ship That Will Help Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons

Syria's agreement with the UN to eradicate its stockpiles of chemical warfare agents in exchange for the US not curb-stomping its Air Force is going about as well as you'd expect. That is, it's woefully behind schedule with little hope of actually being completed. But, if and when the Assad regime does finally turn over its chemical munitions, this ship will be one of the key players in the operations. Read More >>