UNESCO experts call for ban on genetic 'editing'

A UNESCO panel of scientists, philosophers, lawyers and government ministers called Monday for a halt to genetic "editing" of the human germline, warning of the danger of tampering with hereditary traits that could lead to ...

Data hack at 7 Trump hotels confirmed

Customer credit and debit card numbers may have been stolen at seven Trump hotels after its payment systems were hacked for over a year.

Stress in adolescence prepares rats for future challenges

Rats exposed to frequent physical, social, and predatory stress during adolescence solved problems and foraged more efficiently under high-threat conditions in adulthood compared with rats that developed without stress, according ...

Nuclear power plants warned on cyber security

Operators of nuclear power plants worldwide are "struggling" to adapt to the increasing and potentially dangerous threat of cyber attacks, a report warned Monday.

Civic participation can bridge social-class segregation

Good news for the Leslie Knopes, Lisa Simpsons and other civic-minded strivers of the world: New research from a University of Illinois expert in social network analysis indicates that people who participate in voluntary ...

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