CRISPR has been heralded as the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2015 across the board. This infographic will help you understand why. CRISPR is a genetic engineering project, and there are many ethical reasons why it should or should not be allowed.
Luminous "cosmic bullets" accelerated out from the core of the Orion nebula raise new questions about the conventional understanding of plasma behavior in space. Wal Thornhill and David Talbott put the recent science news story in perspective.
How Much Weight Can a Horse Carry? * "Based on these results, the study's authors recommend that horses not be loaded with greater than of their body weight. A pound) horse, then would be best off carrying no more than 109 kg lbs) of tack and rider.