How I fail at being disabled | Susan Robinson

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Born with a genetic visual impairment that has no correction or cure, Susan Robinson is legally blind (or partially sighted, as she prefers it) and entitled to a label she hates: “disabled.” In this funny and personal talk, she digs at our hidden biases by explaining five ways she flips expectations of disability upside down.

Cows produce powerful HIV antibodies

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For the first time in any animal, researchers elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV. Cows’ antibodies could help with drug development.

Majorana fermion detected in a quantum layer cake

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Scientists found evidence of a particle that is its own antiparticle.

Resistance to CRISPR gene drives may arise easily

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New tools for pest and disease control could become useless without improvements.

Baby-led weaning won’t necessarily ward off extra weight

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Babies allowed to feed themselves gained similar amounts of weight as babies spoon-fed by caretakers.