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Tweaking Corn Kernels with CRISPR

Corn — has changed over thousands of years from weedy plants that make ears with less than a dozen kernels to the cobs packed with hundreds of juicy kernels that we see on farms today. Powerful DNA-editing techniques such as CRISPR can speed up that process. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Professor David Jackson and […]

Scenario: Marriage Rebranded

Scenario: Short-term or “beta” marriages offer couples the chance to test the waters before being legally bound. People expect less from marriage.   Source: The Future of Marriage External Signal:Temporary Marriage in Iran(its an old tradition that became more popular in this region) That Sighe be considered as a legal union, it is generally expected […]