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Chicken embryos with dinosaur snouts created in lab

Chicks with dino-snouts? With a little molecular tinkering, for the first time scientists have created chicken embryos with broad, <i>Velociraptor</i>-like muzzles in the place of their beaks.<p>The bizarrely developing chickens shed new light on how the bird beak evolved, scientists added.<p>The Age of …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

3 Supercharged Face Wands to Take Your Skin to the Next Level

It’s a well-established fact that a few extra minutes spent applying a transformative face serum or mask each day may be the quickest way to up your beauty game—but this season, a new wave of high tech magic wands is aiming to take your skincare routine to the next level. Designed to address facial …

Skin Care

5 Things App Designers Could Learn From Walt Disney

Think Disney’s 12 Principles of Animation was only for animators? Think again.<p>Among animation and film buffs, Walt Disney’s 12 Principles of Animation is rightly revered, but is that where their usefulness ends? Rebecca Ussai doesn’t think so. With the help of ex-Disney animator Glen Keane, the …

My Puppy Saw Herself In The Mirror For The First Time, And Did The CUTEST Thing!!

OMG!!! There is only one thing that could be cuter than this puppy, how about this puppy seeing his reflection in the mirror for the first time!<p>Meet …

Failed ISS supply spacecraft is falling back to Earth after losing control

An uncrewed Russian spacecraft is falling back to Earth after its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) failed. The Progress 59 cargo craft launched successfully on April 28th but broke into a dizzying spin shortly after reaching orbit and detaching from its booster rockets. …

Why Social Media Companies Want To Control The Internet Of Things

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the Internet of Things (IoT) is hot. Everyone from chip makers to software companies to retailers are getting in on the act, all trying to figure out how to capitalize on what many pundits believe is the next big disruptive wave in …

Social Media

Hypernova: one direct hit of its deadly gamma rays and life on Earth will be obliterated

The Night Sky in May 2015: when black holes collide, they unleash a stellar fury<p>It is now 65 years since Enrico Fermi asked his famous question: "Where is everyone?" Yet still no trace of alien civilisations has been found.<p>They ought to exist. The Sun is an ordinary star and Earth an ordinary …

Immune System Drugs Melt Tumors In New Study, Leading A Cancer Revolution

The 49-year-old woman had had three melanoma growths removed from her skin, but now the disease was spreading further. A several-centimeter-sized growth under her left breast went deep into her chest wall. Some of the tissue in the tumor was dying because of lack of blood flow.<p>Doctors at Memorial …

DNA Day 2015: celebrating advances in genetics and gene therapy [infographic]

Today, 25 April is a joint celebration for geneticists, commemorating the discovery of the helix nature of DNA by James Watson and Francis Crick in …

13 All-Natural Beauty Products You Can DIY

We think every day should be spa day. Now that you’ve transformed your shower from a necessity to luxurious relaxation time, it’s time to get your bathroom on the same level, by turning it into a spa. We’re talking beauty products that aren’t full of chemicals, won’t break the bank and that you can …

Coconut

New iPod Touch rumored for late 2015, but low-end iPhone unlikely

Now that the Apple Watch has finally been released, the world can begin returning to normal. And with that comes rumors and speculation about Apple‘s</i> …

More than a third of infants are using smartphones, tablets, study says

Have you ever been befuddled by a feature of your iPhone, only to have your 6-year-old show you how it works? A new study helps explain how this happens.<p>Most children have been using smartphones and digital tablets practically since birth -- literally. Fully 36% of parents who answered a recent …

The best festival hotel pop-ups in Britain for summer 2016

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