Mon. August 20
The Daily Scene
Paul Ryan wears jackets two sizes too big—and he’s been ripped apart for it. But what if, Isabel Wilkinson asks, it’s all part of the plan?
A team of researchers at Harvard University encoded an entire book into genetic material. This marks the first time such a large amount of information has been stored artificially within DNA.
Shares of Facebook plunged to new lows today, cutting May’s IPO price in half.
Two years ago, hackers gained access to an online voting system created by the District of Columbia and altered every ballot on behalf of their own preferred candidates. On the “Thank You!” page that ran at the end of the voting protocol, they left their trademark—the University of Michigan fight song.
The famed director of Top Gun jumped to his death.