Monster Black Hole Found in the Early Universe

Summary: After more than a decade of searching for the first quasars, a team of astronomers used the NOIRLab’s Gemini Observatory and CTIO to discover the most massive quasar known in the early Universe —…

CRISPR Gene Editing in Human Embryos Wreaks Chromosome…

Summary: Three studies showing large DNA deletions and reshuffling heighten safety concerns about heritable genome editing Original author and publication date: Heidi Ledford - June 25, 2020 Futurizonte Editor's Note: According to the article, gene…

Are planets with oceans common in the galaxy?…

Summary: More than a quarter of the exoplanets studied by NASA could be ocean worlds, with a majority possibly harboring oceans beneath layers of surface ice. Original author and publication date: NASA Goddard Space Flight…