The Daily Populous

Saturday December 29th, 2018 night edition

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Key points: The technology used to bring dead singers back to life is getting better.

The much-loved British singer, who struggled for years with drug and alcohol addiction while producing hits like Rehab and Back To Black, died in 2011.

It is not the first time a dead musician has been resurrected on-stage via the magic on technology.

In the process, they hope to unlock vast amounts of money in the back catalogues of the 20th Century's biggest artists.

The current crop of productions are 2D video projections, rather than proper holograms, and they are pre-recorded, not live.

From there, the video will be rendered and the light will be fixed to make shadows fall where they should.

For Mr Seymour, the success of a performance will come down to an individual audience member's willingness to buy in. »

USA Poll: 65 to 71% favor human genome editing to prevent blindness, cancer, cystic fibrosis, etc.

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Americans favor the use of gene editing to prevent disease or disabilities, while there is strong opposition to using the technology to change a baby’s physical characteristics, such eye color or intelligence.

Americans hold similar views about the ethics of gene editing.

Overall, 48 percent oppose federal funding to test gene editing technology, while 26 percent favor it and 25 percent neither favor nor oppose. »

UK police admit some drone sightings during Gatwick closure crisis may have been of their own surveillance drones

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Some drone sightings during the closure of Gatwick Airport before Christmas may have been of police drones, senior police officer says.

York said that there had been 115 reports of drone sightings during the incident, of which 92 had been confirmed as legitimate.

“We will have launched our own Sussex police drones at the time, with a view to investigate, engage and survey the area. »

Despite DNA Evidence, Twins Charged in Heist Go Free

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Now a real-life heist in Germany seems to have flouted that rule along with its moral subtext that crime doesn't pay.

Three masked, gloved thieves were caught on surveillance cameras sliding down ropes from the store's skylights, outsmarting its sophisticated security system.

A year earlier in Boston, a suspected rapist blamed his identical twin when confronted with the matching DNA. »