Monthly Archives: December 2015


Gene Editing Offers Hope for Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Studies Find

By NICHOLAS WADE Three research groups, working independently of one another, reported in the journal Science on Thursday that a powerful new gene-editing technique could treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in mice. Published: January 1, 2016 at 01:00AM from #NYT Science Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/22AQjZf via IFTTT


Climate Chaos, Across the Map

By JUSTIN GILLIS A powerful El Niño climate pattern washes out what was the hottest year ever recorded on the surface of the planet, leaving experts trying to decipher all the factors behind the odd weather extremes of 2015. Published: December 31, 2015 at 01:00AM from #NYT Science Read the full article here: http://ift.tt/1JgHMEa via […]


The Fox Fur Nebula

This interstellar canine is formed of cosmic dust and gas interacting with the energetic light and winds from hot young stars. The shape, visual texture, and color, combine to give the region the popular name Fox Fur Nebula. The characteristic blue glow on the left is dust reflecting light from the bright star S Mon, […]