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Philadelphia Eagles Bailed 9 People From Jail Using Social Justice Funds

Philadelphia Eagles Bailed 9 People From Jail Using Social Justice Funds

The  took their fight for social justice to the bank and bailed nine people out of a jail over the Thanksgiving holiday. On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the Eagles posted $50,000 in bail ― $25,000 raised by the players and $25,000 matched by the team’s Eagles Social Justice Fund ― so that nine defendants in Philadelphia could spend Thanksgiving out […]

MIT Scientists Created A Plane That Flies With No Moving Parts

MIT Scientists Created A Plane That Flies With No Moving Parts

Imagine a plane with no engine ― with, in fact, no moving parts at all ― not just gliding like a paper airplane, but being propelled through the air. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) using an ion drive. The project’s lead researcher is Steven Barrett, a professor at MIT’s department of aeronautics and astronautics. Barrett said he […]

World’s First Gene-Edited Babies Could Set Genetic Science Backward, Experts Worry

World’s First Gene-Edited Babies Could Set Genetic Science Backward, Experts Worry

Ethicists and medical experts in the U.S. say that the use of gene editing to make babies resistant to HIV infection is a step too far ― and could be a step back for genetic science. News broke early Monday morning that Chinese scientist He Jiankui to make them resistant to HIV, and then transferred them to a woman who […]

‘Proud‘ Chinese Geneticist Says Another Baby-Gene Editing Volunteer Is Pregnant

‘Proud‘ Chinese Geneticist Says Another Baby-Gene Editing Volunteer Is Pregnant

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Chinese scientist at the center of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, […]

The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Just Became The Second Largest Ever

The Ebola Outbreak In Congo Just Became The Second Largest Ever

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now the second largest in history, according to figures from the . Since the outbreak was , 426 people are suspected or confirmed to have been infected with the deadly hemorrhagic virus, which has killed . “It’s a tragedy because it should be completely preventable, but it’s not,” J. Stephen Morrison […]

Chris Cuomo Slams Trump‘s ‘Ignorance And Arrogance‘

Chris Cuomo Slams Trump‘s ‘Ignorance And Arrogance‘

CNN’s  tore into President  on Tuesday night after his display of “ignorance and arrogance” in a published by .  Trump claimed his “very high levels of intelligence” have led him to not believe in climate change, adding that America’s air and water were “now at a record clean.” The president also , criticizing the recent increase in interest rates before […]

Malcolm Nance Calls Out ‘Coward‘ John Bolton Over Khashoggi Murder Tape

Malcolm Nance Calls Out ‘Coward‘ John Bolton Over Khashoggi Murder Tape

MSNBC intelligence analyst called out National Security Adviser for refusing to listen to the audio of journalist ’s murder at a Saudi consulate in Istanbul.  In a testy exchange with reporters on Tuesday, Bolton said he didn’t listen to the recording because he doesn’t speak Arabic.  “? What do you think I’ll learn from it?” he said at a White […]