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Month: March 2017

Border Patrol Agents Assaulted by Increasingly Aggressive Illegal Immigrants

Several illegal immigrants attacked Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector during a 24-hour period.

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Scientists Hack a Human Cell and Reprogram It Like a Computer

A cell could be programmed, for example, with a so-called NOT logic gate. This is one of the simplest logic instructions: Do NOT do something whenever you receive the trigger. This study’s authors used this function to create cells that light up on command. Biologist Wilson Wong of Boston University, who led the research, refers to these engineered cells as “genetic circuits.”