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Scientists confirm DNA holds a second layer of information

Everything that makes you <i>you</i> is in your DNA, but a long-time hypothesis suggests that you're not just a product of the genetic code itself, but also …

Genetics

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Update your Kindle by March 22 to keep it from going offline

Own an old Kindle? You’ll want to update it by March 22 to ensure it can continue to connect to the Web and download new books.<p>Amazon has released an emergency update for the 2012 Kindle Paperwhite as well as all previous models. If you miss it, you’ll encounter the next time you try to connect to …

Apps

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Career boost: Break into data science

Data science is rapidly becoming one of the hottest careers in IT. The field’s rise to prominence has been driven in part by the fact that its raw …

Data Science

If you're going to fall into a black hole, make sure it's rotating

It's no secret that black holes are objects to be avoided, were you to plot yourself a trip across the galaxy. Get too close to one and you'd find …

Black Holes

The superhero of artificial intelligence: can this genius keep it in check?

With his company DeepMind, Londoner Demis Hassabis is leading Google’s project to build software more powerful than the human brain. But what will this mean for the future of humankind?<p>Demis Hassabis has a modest demeanour and an unassuming countenance, but he is deadly serious when he tells me he …

Woo lets you find a new job on your terms -- anonymously

Finding a new job is exciting, but there are a lot of variables at stake. A new platform named Woo wants to help you answer questions hanging over your head, before you even accept your offer.<p>The aim of Woo is to allow tech workers to gauge their value, especially in a new job market. Its research …

Employment

These secret Netflix hacks will transform the way you watch TV

No technological skills needed. Just a computer and an undying love of boxsets...<p>Thought Netflix was just, well, Netflix? A simple way to watch …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The High Fat Diet: How I Lost 7Ibs In 10 Days

What really happens on the High Fat Diet? Fashion editor Lucia Debieux finds out...<p>Nutritionist Zana Morris and Health Journalist Helen Foster have …

18 Things All Twentysomethings Have Definitely Said To Their Parents

Signed in American Sign Language by America's Next Top Model winner, Nyle DiMarco.

The world's most epic facts – in pictures

Did you know if all the dead came back to life there’d be 101 billion zombies? That there are only 4000 tigers left in the wild? That some species of bamboo grow 91 cms in a single day? Adam Frost shares thrilling facts

Meals for one

Your bright ideas for simple yet inspiring home-cooked meals for one, including a Mexican guacamole feast, a nicoise pancake, an easy spaghetti dish and a decadent pud too good to share ...<p>When it comes to cooking just for myself, I’m supremely unimaginative; it’s either noodles with a peanut …

Recipes

Craving caviar? Look no farther than Missouri's Ozark region

North American paddlefish eggs have earned a reputation as an affordable supplement to the traditional source of caviar in the Caspian and Black Seas<p>It’s the kind of stuff that might make purists (or tsars) cringe, but North American paddlefish eggs have earned a reputation around the world as a …

London’s best cafés and coffee shops

There’s more to London’s cafés than just great brews. The capital is brimming with top notch coffee culture, and we've rounded up the best places to …

England

The Internet That Was (and Still Could Be)

As corporations like Facebook gain control over more and more online activities, the web's core values are at stake.<p>It is not enough for the Internet to succeed. It must succeed inevitably.<p>Or so many of us Internet Triumphalists in the mid-1990s thought. For, if the march of the Internet’s new …

Net Neutrality

Infiltrating 'The Dark Net,' Where Criminals, Trolls And Extremists Reign

There's a side to the Internet most people have never visited. Tor Hidden Services, or the Tor Network, is an encrypted, hidden network of about 50,000 websites that can't be accessed with a traditional browser like Chrome or Firefox. Its users include criminals, trolls and extremists.<p>Author Jamie …

Privacy

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Persian-inspired eggs with dates and chilli recipe

Softly scrambled eggs with cumin-infused onion, a touch of chilli and chopped dates<p>This is my take on the dish I enjoyed at <b>Sally Butcher's Persepolis cafe</b>. She serves it with flatbread for breakfast, but I have added some greens and onions to make it into a more substantial lunch</b> …

29 Gochujang Recipes to Give Your Food Some Sweet, Sweet Heat

We love gochujang for its sweet heat on everything from chicken to vegetables. Here are 29 recipes to get you started.

Cooking

Warning: This Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Photo Series May Give You (Beautiful) Nightmares

If these pictures could talk, they'd tell tales by the Brothers Grimm.<p>In his photo series, "Brothers Grimm's Wanderings," German photographer Kilian Schönberger showcases striking images of locations throughout central Europe that look straight out of a noir fairy tale. The project is a follow-up …

Hasselback Potatoes

It’s worth picking through the potatoes to find ones that are all about the same size for this Hasselback recipe. Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to prep them<p>Ingredients<p>16 small white potatoes (about 2½ lb.)<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for brushing<p>32 fresh sage …

Recipes

Scallops with anchovy and caper dressing recipe

The perfect starter for a Valentine's Day dinner – tender seared scallops drizzled with a piquant anchovy dressing.<p><i>Serves two</i><p>6 king scallops<br>2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 cloves garlic, sliced<br>3 anchovies, drained of oil, finely chopped<br>1 tbsp capers, rinsed of salt or brine<br>2 tbsp lemon juice<br>½ tbsp …

Recipes

5:2 diet recipe: lemongrass and ginger pork with noodles

A delicious gluten-free supper for fasting days - marinated pork with crunchy vegetables<p>The Eastern flavours in this dish go so well with the pork – and it’s a really satisfying supper dish that would also work very well, doubled up, for a casual meal with friends. Rice noodles are a good option if …

Easy 5:2 diet 'fasting day' recipes

These six recipes from a new book by Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia contain under 265 calories each, making them perfect for those following the 5:2 diet<p><b>Salmon fishcake with spinach & fennel salad (pictured, above)</b><p>265 calories (20g protein, 10g fat)<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>80g raw salmon, skinless<p>140g new …

5:2 diet: healthy fasting recipes 250 calories or less

<b>Read our comprehensive guide to the 5:2 diet</b><p>All recipes serve one, but can be multiplied up.<p><b>1. Scallops with pancetta and leeks</b><p>Scallops are good news for fasters, with relatively few calories but lots of flavour.<p><b>Boys’ perk:</b> add an extra slice of pancetta<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>2 paper-thin 8g slices of pancetta …

Recipes

Shrimp Fried Rice

If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried rice recipe …

Recipes

25 Ways to Eat Your Brassicas, from Porky Brussels Sprouts to Charred Romanesco

Cooking

Timeless Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Hemingway, Didion, Baldwin, Fitzgerald, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Morrison, Orwell, and other literary icons.<p>By popular demand, I’ve put together a periodically updated reading list of all the famous advice on writing presented here over the years, featuring words of wisdom from such masters of …