From the Mayo Clinic: "The technique is called gamete-targeted lentiviral transgenesis — essentially, inserting genes into feline oocytes (eggs) before sperm fertilization. Succeeding with it for the first time in a carnivore, the team inserted a gene for a rhesus macaque restriction factor known to block cell infection by FIV, as well as a jellyfish gene for tracking purposes. The latter makes the offspring cats glow green."
Santa Paws is coming to town. Trader Joe’s is making the countdown to Christmas more fun this year by offering an advent calendar for fur babies. An episode of the Inside Trader Joe’s podcast made the reveal last month. “Last year we came out with the dog advent calendar, which seemed pretty odd until we […]
My cat came inside soaking wet, so I did some investigating and found this. pic.twitter.com/s1ygmFQArp — Laura Lee (@Laura88Lee) October 3, 2019 You have been warned. Cats do take revenge. We did a further investigation, it was plotted revenge. pic.twitter.com/9lduGij4NI — Laura Lee (@Laura88Lee) October 3, 2019
In recent years, natural language processing technology and language translation technology have advanced greatly. The trouble is, language translation software typically comes in the form of apps. And while your mileage may vary on their usefulness, they share one thing in common: a serious drain on the battery for your smartphone, the very thing you’ll […]
Treat yourself, internet: We’ve rounded up some deals from the past week that were too good not to bring back for an encore. Take your pick from home goods, massagers and other tech, all at serious discounts. TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Cancelling Headphones Get in the groove and stay that way with these headphones and […]
As cool as your smartphone is, it can’t do everything. When a job requires a little elbow grease, a multitool is a great thing to have around – and might just save your life in the right situation. Here’s a roundup of some of the latest multitool designs, which have come a long way since […]