New gene-editing technology partially restores vision in blind animals

Researchers from Salk Institute have discovered a holy grail of gene editing. For the first time, they found the ability to insert DNA at a target location into the non-dividing cells that make up the majority of adult organs and tissues. The technique was able to partially restore visual responses in blind rodents, will open … Continue reading “New gene-editing technology partially restores vision in blind animals”

Microsoft’s New CEO is Satya Nadella

Microsoft has officially announced its third CEO,Satya Nadella. During this time of transformation, there is no better person to lead Microsoft than Satya Nadella,” said Bill Gates, Microsoft’s Founder and Member of the Board of Directors. “Having worked with him for more than 20 years, I know that Satya is the right leader at the … Continue reading “Microsoft’s New CEO is Satya Nadella”

EU court holds news website liable for readers’ comments

European Union judges have ruled that Delfi, a leading Internet news website is legally responsible for offensive views posted by readers in the site’s comments section. In January 2006, Delfi published an article about a ferry company’s decision to change its routes and thus delay the opening of alternative and cheaper ice roads to certain … Continue reading “EU court holds news website liable for readers’ comments”

Oscar Awards 2013: ‘Life of Pi’ clinches four awards; ‘Argo’ best picture!

The 85th Academy Awards ceremony,honoring the best films of 2012 in the United States, took place February 24, 2013. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented its annual Academy Awards to honor the best films of 2012 in the United States. The ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood … Continue reading “Oscar Awards 2013: ‘Life of Pi’ clinches four awards; ‘Argo’ best picture!”

Walt Disney releases Paperman, a Full Animated Short Film

Walt Disney has released a Short Film “Paperman” using a technique that seamlessly merges computer-generated and hand-drawn animation techniques. First-time director John Kahrs takes the art of animation in a bold new direction with the Oscar®-nominated short, “Paperman.” Using a minimalist black-and-white style, the short follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century … Continue reading “Walt Disney releases Paperman, a Full Animated Short Film”