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China will grant CRISPR patent to UC

China’s State Intellectual Property Office, or SIPO, announced Monday that it will grant the University of California, in conjunction with the University of Vienna and Emmanuelle Charpentier, a patent for its CRISPR gene-editing technology.
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3 days: the weight of time in Europe

Arts Abroad

As I look back, I realize that the synthesis of these three trips is my interaction with time. Three days will never be enough to truly experience any city’s art and culture. But the time intrinsic within that art and culture allows one to have a deep connection to those cities’ space.
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MC Novelist paves way for political grime at Born & Bred

Amid wailing sirens, gunshots and a tongue-in-cheek sample of David Cameron’s Eton-educated voice proclaiming “Keeping people safe is the first duty of government,” grime MC Novelist burst unequivocally onto the scene in 2015, lyrical guns blazing and rhythmic cannons firing in “Street Politician.” Novelist, a 19-year-old black Englishman from Lewisham,
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Kaiser Chiefs educate with striking melodies

It smells like Leeds. It sounds like boots running through a gray alley in 1974, resonating through the puddles. It tastes like struggle and strength. Welcome to the factory that the Kaiser Chiefs have created in Education, Education, Education & War. The British band’s fifth studio album starts with unidentifiable
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Americans don’t need no royal family

Cultural Cadence

I don’t even know what a crumpet is. Some sort of scone-type thing? Who knows. It sounds like crump, as in crump dancing, which is cool but probably doesn’t go too well with tea. In fact, I don’t think I know anyone who eats crumpets. It’s a British thing —
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