I’d probably be doing the same thing, I think, if my intelligence hadn’t taken over,” Steiner says. “Something inside me just said, You know what? I’m just not good around cattle.’ You might say the reason I got away from the ranch was to get away from bullshit, and I guess you could also say that now I get to deal with another kind of bullshit.”The Steiner Ranch stretches across some 10,000 acres and sits some 30 to 40 miles outside of Austin. There they raise Brangus cattle for breeding, and can claim, at any given moment, roughly 1,700 to 2,000 head.

Before taking the SIG to the range for the first time we stripped, cleaned and lubed it. Field stripping is a bit different than an AK, but the procedure is well documented in the supplied manual and is straightforward with no surprises. SIG thought out the maintenance features well.

In addition to the human genome, the film also explores CRISPR applications in plants and animals (though to a much lesser degree). A biotech startup co founded by George Church, eGenesis Bio, is using CRISPR to create humanized pigs to minimize organ transplant rejections. Despite being a vegan, Church says he supports this new venture in pig breeding because he understands just how many lives this technology could save and it’s a “drop in the bucket compared to bacon.” Another media friendly Church undertaking, the Woolly Mammoth project, seeks to create a woolly mammoth population with the ultimate goal of ecosystem restoration.

SOFTBALL DAYLA FOSTER and Shannon Till of Osceola High School and Evelen Clemons of St. Cloud High School teamed up to play for the Polk County Rebels and were instrumental in capturing a National Softball Association 18 and under national qualifier at the University of South Florida. The Rebels topped the Orlando Slam, Naples Storm and Lilburn, Ga., T Birds for the championship.

The Soviet Union disintegrated after the Albertville Olympic Winter Games, which was held in 1992. This means that they do not dominate the hockey game in the Olympic Games any longer. In the Nagano Winter Olympics, professional players were allowed to attend hockey game.

To Normal had to battle its way to acceptance. Creators Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt, along with director Michael Greif, started off Broadway. The show then toured nationally before finally landing a spot on Broadway, where it was chosen as one of the year best by The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times.