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crisprStronger and Faster Horses Will Be Made in 2019 Using CRISPR Gene Editing

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Kheiron Biotech using clones thoroughbred horses and announced in 2017 that they would use CRISPR gene editing to create super horses. They plan to perform myostatin inhibition to boost the muscles in horses. They will develop horses with more muscle …

medicineTiger Woods leading British Open is Another Triumph for Sports Medicine

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Tiger Woods was leading the final day of the British Open with 9 holes to play. He then shot a double bogey. He is contending in major championships. Tiger Woods was also in contention at the 2018 Masters. Tiger has …

medicinePerformance enhancement to Phelps and Armstrong levels

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Could we genetically our ability to withstand lactate or boost our efficiency at removing lactate from the cell and processing it. There are couple of high-performance phenotypes related to lactate. It is rumored that Lance Armstrong could withstand lactate measured …

canadaTime for the US to hate Canada in the Winter Olympics

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USA Today indicates that it is time for the USA to start hating Canada in the Winter Olympics. Canadian women’s hockey team that hasn’t lost an Olympic game since 1998, that has won the last four gold medals. Canada defeated …

russiaRussia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics

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Russia has been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics because of the state sponsored doping scandal. • Vitaly Mutko, former sports minister and 2018 World Cup chief, banned for life • Some athletes will be able to compete in Pyeongchang …

futureRussia likely to be banned from 2018 Olympics because of State Doping program

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Give more Russian athletes have been banned for life. The International Olympic Committee will decide next week whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. As of Monday, the IOC has banned 19 Russian athletes and …

canadaMedal predictions for Winter Olympics in February 2018

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The Winter Olympics will be in South Korea from Feb 9-25, 2018. Germany, Norway, USA and Canada are predicted to top the medal counts with about 30-35 each. Germany and Norway are expected to be the main competition for the …

chinaFuture NBA franchises in China probable

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700 million people in China watched NBA programming on TV last season. The NBA now has 200 employees in China. Point to Point rockets from Spacex will make it travel between Asia and America in under an hour but this …

imagingEngineering for athletes to exceed their limits

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MIT 3-Sigma Sports aims to solve the biggest engineering problems across sports. The program connecting students and faculty with alumni and industry partners who work together to improve athletic performance by using engineering to enhance endurance, speed, accuracy, and agility …

air forceIBM launches IBM Q initiative to create 50+ qubit universal quantum computer

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IBM Q is an industry-first initiative to build a commercially available universal quantum computers for business and science. While technologies like AI can find patterns buried in vast amounts of existing data, quantum computers will deliver solutions to important problems …