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What If (Almost) Every Gene Affects (Almost) Everything?

Three Stanford scientists have proposed a provocative new way of thinking about genetic variants, and how they affect people’s bodies and health.<p>In 1999, a group of scientists scoured the genomes of around 150 pairs of siblings in an attempt to find genes that are involved in autism. They came up …

Genetics

Mind-blowing music: Tinie Tempah's brain scan

‘Can science get us to a point where there’s a formula to drive a specific emotion?” asks Tinie Tempah as he puts on an EEG (electroencephalogram) hat, which looks like a weird swimming cap with wires sticking out of it.<p>For Professor Slawomir Nasuto and Dr Ian Daly, this is the “holy grail” at the …

The Brain

50 things to do in PRAGUE, Czech Republic!

Are you visiting the Czech Republic and looking for things to do in Prague? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Prague is a city that sure knows …

Five Great Sights Your Guidebook To Prague Missed

<b>1 Getting oriented … in a vintage automobile</b> Several tour companies offer this service, but I recommend Prague History Trips. They’ll arrange for an English-speaking driver to pick you up at your hotel in a classic 1920s-era, Czech-made open-top car. Spring for the “big” tour (about $75), which …

Five Places Locals Love In Prague

<b>1 Café Savoy</b> A bustling cafe in a handsome neoclassical space near the Leglí Bridge, it’s popular for all three meals. Many locals stop here to take a quick edge off their hunger with classic Czech pastries. ambi.cz; 257-311-562<p><b>2 Hájek</b> A beloved Prague institution, famed for soft-serve sorbet (try …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

European Travel

This New Cold Medicine Comes In Coffee Pod Form

So futuristic.<p>We all know that a hot drink can help ease some sickness symptoms. Now that hot drink is more convenient than ever, and it comes with actual cold medicine.<p>CVS Health is introducing cold medicine packaged in pods for Keurig coffee machines. They look like Keurig K-Cups, but they’re …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

Apps

12 reasons to make Dublin your next city break

As Ireland celebrates Bloomsday – a commemoration of the seminal novelist James Joyce – Telegraph Travel raises a pint of the black stuff to the city where he was born, Dublin, which captivates us for a good many reasons, a few of which are listed below.<p>1. Its literary connections<p>As well as James …

16 reasons why India should be your next holiday destination

To mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, here are a few good excuses for a visit.<p>1. The food<p>Perhaps no other country can offer the range of cuisine that India does. There’s no such thing as typical Indian food; from Kerala to Kolkata there’s a smorgasbord of fabulous regional dishes to …

9 Daily Habits of Stylish Women

The simple routines women who dress well follow every day.<p>While there's no universal code or to-do list that all stylish women adhere to, there are a few select habits that aid the process of crafting a good outfit every single day. From checking the weather to selecting the right undergarments, …

Clothing