January 17, 2021

Early results boost hopes for historic gene editing attempt

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From Newsmax Early, partial results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having at least some of its hoped-for effect, but it’s too soon to know whether it ultimately will succeed. The results announced Wednesday are from the first human test of gene editing in the […]

Ninety percent of predatory fish gone from Caribbean coral reefs due to overfishing

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From Phys.org Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found that up to 90 percent of predatory fish are gone from Caribbean coral reefs, straining the ocean ecosystem and coastal economy. The good news? They identified reefs, known as supersites, which can support large numbers of predator fishes that if reintroduced, […]

Obama gets emotional while laying out new gun policies

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By Eric Levitz from New York Mag President Obama has delivered some version of this speech so many times that even his disclaimers that “this has all become routine” have themselves become routine. The fact that none of the changes Obama has called for in the many addresses he has given after shootings is clearly […]

A study finds men are overconfident and immodest — which may be why they’re more successful as entrepreneurs

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By Shana Lebowitz From Business Insider A new study finds stressed-out men are less likely to be high-status leaders A psychologist has a simple theory that explains why you dread going to work in the morning Scientists say middle managers are more likely to be anxious and depressed Though it’s widely known that women own […]

Third Annual Slow Food Day celebrates eating local in the Cayman Islands with two events on Saturday 12 April 2014

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Who:  James Beard Award -winning international chefs Michael Schwartz (Michael’s Genuine Food  & Drink, Miami, FL and Grand  Cayman, (CI) and Andrea Reusing (Lantern, Chapel Hill, NC); local chefs Thomas Tennant (Michael’s Genuine Food  & Drink ), Mike Fischetti (Ortanique), Joe Mizzoni (The Brasserie), Steve Shienfield (The Waterfront/Mizu), Patrick Brawley (Abacus), Tonya Foster  (Bay Market), […]