Do you actually own your DNA?

Property rights get messy when DNA is involved. By Sarah Kearns – Scattered around your house or apartment, lightly coating the surface of your coffee table and lurking in the nooks and crannies of each room, are millions of your skin and hair …

México City’s ‘walking fish’

While gaining traction as a symbol of México City, these curious amphibians offer hope for healing the human body, but face near extinction in the wild. By Megan Frye –  Frankie was missing half his face. A fungal infection had come over the …

Who is a non-human person?

An orangutan has settled into a Florida home after a court granted her personhood rights. But what is the basis for personhood? By Molly Hanson – Sandra the orangutan.  Photo Credit: TheDman / Getty Images.   An orangutan named Sandra was granted non-human personhood …

‘Tis the season for ‘open enrollment’ scams

November 13, 2019 By Gretchen Abraham, Division of Consumer & Business Education. – Winter is coming, which means open enrollment season is here. With 2020 just around the corner, now’s the time to add or change your health coverage through Medicare or the …

 

WAF photo awards bring beautiful buildings into focus

By Adam Williams – Marco de Groot from the Netherlands took this aerial photograph of the Camp Adventure Observation Tower in Gisselfeld Klosters Forest, Denmark, by EFFEK. It was entered into the Sense of Place category.  Marco de Groot/APA19/Sto. – The World Architecture Festival …

New Adobe tool can detect if a face has been photoshopped

by Napier López – Every year, Adobe lets its engineers have some fun with experimental projects to be demoed at the company’s Max conference. Called ‘Sneaks,’ the experiments often become integrated into Adobe products down the line. Perhaps the most interesting Sneak this …

Do you actually own your DNA?

Property rights get messy when DNA is involved. By Sarah Kearns – Scattered around your house or apartment, lightly coating the surface of your coffee table and lurking in the nooks and crannies of each room, are millions of your skin and hair …

México City’s ‘walking fish’

While gaining traction as a symbol of México City, these curious amphibians offer hope for healing the human body, but face near extinction in the wild. By Megan Frye –  Frankie was missing half his face. A fungal infection had come over the …