Lying to your kids about Santa could cause serious damage says child psychologist

The Christmas holiday is officially in full swing – kids are watching their favourite festive films on repeat, opening their advent calendars, and counting down the days until Santa comes. But the magic doesn’t last forever, because as your children get older, they only become more inquisitive, asking questions like how does Father Christmas deliver […]

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Nissan follows GM in ditching Trump’s effort to overturn California’s pollution rules

President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn California’s ability to set fuel efficiency rules just lost another automaker. According to Reuters, Nissan said it was joining General Motors in abandoning the group of car companies that were previously supporting Trump’s fight with California. On November 23rd, GM announced it would leave the group of automakers that […]

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Two trials show promising results with gene therapies that target sickle-cell anemia

Two teams of researchers working independently have found success in trialing gene therapies targeting sickle-cell anemia. Both teams have published papers in the New England Journal of Medicine describing their work and results. The first team comprised members from the U.S., Germany, Canada and France; they used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system to boost the […]

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