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  1. Annie Leibovitz exhibit opening in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Photographer Annie Leibovitz greets members of the media and others at the U.S. premiere of her show “WOMEN: New Portraits” at The Presidio's Crissy Field in San Francisco on Tuesday. UBS has commissioned the free show, which will open on March 25 and run through April 17. SAN FRANCISCO >> The scene inside the cavernous Building 649 at Crissy Field might easily be mistaken for any stylish, pop-up art show in the city.

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  2. Scientists debate boundaries, ethics of human gene editingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    In this photo provided by UC Berkeley Public Affairs, taken Jennifer Doudna, right, and her lab manager, Kai Hong, work in her laboratory in Berkeley Designer babies or an end to intractable illnesses: A revolutionary technology is letting scientists learn to rewrite the genetic code, aiming to alter DNA in ways that, among other things, could erase disease-causing genes. How far should these experiments try to go _ fix only the sick, or make changes that future generations could inherit? WASHINGTON >> Rewriting your DNA is getting closer to reality: A revolutionary technology is opening new frontiers for genetic engineering - a promise of cures for intractable diseases along with anxiety about designer babies.

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  3. Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    LONDON >> The search for extraterrestrial life received a major boost Monday with the launch of an ambitious $100 million program, backed by famed physicist Stephen Hawking and tech billionaire Yuri Milner. Combining unprecedented computing capacity with the world's most powerful telescopes, Hawking and the Russian-born Milner seek to intensify the so far fruitless search for life beyond the planet Earth.

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