Monthly archives: May, 2016

watch this for a simple understanding of CRISPR.

 



What’s a GMO?

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601538/washington-grapples-with-a-thorny-question-what-is-a-gmo-anyway/?utm_campaign=newsletters&utm_source=newsletter-weekly-biomedicine&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20160531  



Kudos to Chief Osceola

On this day in 1830, President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law. It was the first legislation to diverge from the previous official U.S. policy to respect Native Americans’ legal and political rights. Jackson announced his policy by saying, “It gives me pleasure to announce to Congress that the benevolent policy of…



We can all change and Malcolm shows us no matter the injustice, forgive your enemies, nothing else will upset them as much.

Today is the birthday of Malcolm X (books by this author), born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska (1925). When he was four years old and living in East Lansing, Michigan, white supremacists set fire to the family’s home. The East Lansing police and firefighters-all white-came to the house when called, but stood by and watched it burn. When…



Music Instrument Museum

   



Earl Warren had overseen the internment of many Japanese Americans during World War II, and regretted it.

The Supreme Court ruled that school segregation violated the Fourteenth Amendment on this date in 1954. An eight-year-old girl named Linda Brown in Topeka, Kansas, had to travel 21 blocks every day to an all-black elementary school, even though she lived just seven blocks from another elementary school for white children. Her father, Oliver Brown, asked…



Talk to animals?

http://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2016/05/06/mary-lou-jepsen-on-life-post-facebook-and-new-startup-open-water/#  



Today is the birthday of American writer Laura Hillenbrand (1967)

The author of two best-selling books of nonfiction: Seabiscuit: An American Legend (2001) and Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (2010).Hillenbrand grew up in Fairfax, Virginia, and spent her childhood riding horses on the family farm, a stone cottage on the banks of the Potomac River that was once used…




What will be said aboue E Musk a 100 years from now?

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601417/the-unbelievable-reality-of-the-impossible-hyperloop/#/set/id/601443/  



Van Gogh’s artistic style transferred to videos

    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601424/algorithm-clones-van-goghs-artistic-style-and-pastes-it-onto-other-images-movies/#/set/id/601436/