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‘My dentist saved my tooth, but wiped my memory’

After simple dental surgery, William lost his ability to form new memories. What happened? This real-life medical mystery should change the way we think about the brain, says David Robson.<p>William’s internal clock is eternally jammed at 13:40 on 14 March 2005 – right in the middle of a dentist …

Prison Born

What becomes of the babies of incarcerated mothers? Research suggests that having nurseries in prisons leads to lower recidivism rates for moms and better outcomes for their kids.<p>Alyssa mayer was four months pregnant the day a police officer showed up at her motel room in Kingston, New York. It was …

Crime

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Severe space weather alert as solar storm strikes Earth

A powerful solar flare has erupted from the surface of the sun, causing possible disruptions to satellite navigation and other essential …

One in five cancers may be caused when common chemicals – deemed safe on their own – blend lethally inside the human body, study reveals<p>Chemicals deemed safe to humans may blend lethally together inside the human body to cause cancer, a report says.<p>Researchers, including New Zealand scientist Dr …

Cancer

11 summer movies to stream on Netflix for Memorial Day

What better way to kick off summer than spending Memorial Day inside and on the couch? From coming-of-age classics to passionate romances, we’ve …

Entertainment

Nepal earthquake latest news: US helicopter 'still missing'

Emergency centre says craft located but gives no indication of its condition following second major quake to strike the region in a fortnight. Follow the latest developments<p><b>• At least 76 people have been killed in India, Nepal and Tibet</b> <b><br>• More than 2,000 injured in the disaster, reports say</b> <b><br>•</b> …

AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control: sources | Reuters

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA/PARIS (Reuters) - The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the …

10 Winning Recipes for the Big Game

<b>1. Texas Beef Chili</b><p>With fork-tender chunks of beef enveloped in a deep, spicy and smoky sauce, Texas beef chili is essentially a chili-flavored beef stew. It's a world apart from the typical ground beef chili made with beans and tomatoes. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Grilled Chicken Wings with Seasoned Buffalo</b> …