As a parent, I can tell you that naming a child can be a drawn-out exercise in creativity and diplomacy. So with that said, why does my mom still call me by my aunt’s name? I always took this as a character flaw. But recently, when I called my 6-year-old son for dinner - using the dog’s name - I concluded that this must be science! And it seems I was right.
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What is keeping a genetically altered super-villain bug from escaping Duke University’s synthetic biology labs, and destroying humanity Holloywood-style?
A Duke University scientist has engineered genetically altered “swarmbots” that can only survive in a swarm of their own kind. And that's just the start of it all.
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Creating a performing arts center can draw people and businesses to a city’s downtown area, but it takes a lot of money and forethought to make it happen.