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Space Strategies, Operations, and Technology Go Hyperdrive: 5 Stories of 2022 – Breaking Defense

Planet Earth surface in outer space. (iStock via Getty) WASHINGTON – The problem with space is that there are only so much of this one. There are, according to the late great Carl Sagan, “billions and billions” of stars out there. Even on a relatively tiny scale, cislunar space – the vast expanses between the …

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Energy and Environment - Progressives Reject Permits in Defense Bill

Energy and Environment – Progressives Reject Permits in Defense Bill

A reported effort to get Sen. Joe Manchin’s (DW.Va.) license reform agreement on a defense spending bill is generating pushback from the left. Plus: North Carolina is experiencing power outages after an alleged attack and a cap on Russian oil prices goes into effect. It’s the night of energy and the environment, your source for …

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Discovery of a new function of the CRISPR gene scissors: the protein scissors activate the defense function

Discovery of a new function of the CRISPR gene scissors: the protein scissors activate the defense function

Uncropped and unedited version of all gels used in this study. The red box indicates the portion of the gel that is shown in the indicated figures. Credit: Nature (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05571-7 For several years, the CRISPR/Cas9 gene scissors have caused a stir in science and medicine. This new molecular biology tool has its origins …

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