- First footage of white giraffes posted by Hirola Conservation Program in north eastern Kenya
- First successful gene editing in human embryos to repair disease-causing mutation reported by scientists in "Nature"
Great Britain's Prince Philip aged 96 makes his final solo public appearance before retiring from public engagements
- More than a billion people around the world need glasses and 36 million are blind, according to new study published in "The Lancet"
- New crypto-currency Bitcoin Cash is created via a hard-fork of Bitcoin's blockchain technology and brand
US President Donald Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia, limiting his ability to ever lift them
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 24 days
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