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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

A doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.<p>With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak:<p><b>U.S. DEVELOPMENTS</b><p><b>Doctor tests positive</b><p>A Doctors Without Borders physician who …

The future of Windows Phone? At the low end, says Alcatel

Microsoft’s smartphone software has found success in the mobile market, but only in entry-level devices; high-end flagships don’t sell, says Chinese handset maker<p>Since their launch in 2010 73m Windows Phones have been sold. A small drop in the ocean of 2.88bn smartphones sold globally, but …

Avengers: Age of Ultron film trailer released by Marvel after leak

Trailer leaks online, a week before intended preview, but Marvel follow up by tweeting official HD version within hours<p>• Trailer review of Avengers: Age of Ultron<p>“Dammit Hydra!” Marvel’s tweet showed they were taking it on the chin of their glitchy Mark 42 Iron Man helmet when the trailer for Joss …

Ospina out for up to three months, confirms Wenger

The Colombia international suffered a recurrence of a previous thigh injury in the Champions League win over Galatasaray and will now face a prolonged spell on the sidelines<p>Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has been ruled out for up to three months after suffering a thigh injury, Arsene Wenger has …

Parents of disabled child appeal to MPs to allow ‘three-person embryos’

The living room of Vicky Holliday and her partner Keith Newell’s home, in a quiet cul-de-sac in High Wycombe, has all the telltale signs of new parenthood: multicoloured baby mat, cuddly toys, photos of the proud parents with their newborn baby. But, as they breezily set about feeding 10-month-old …

Paralysed man walks again - and the answer was under his nose

An attack of sinusitus led to Darek Fidyka, a paralysed Polish fireman, walking again. Medical breakthroughs can work in mysterious ways<p>Science often turns on serendipity. Breakthroughs have emerged from a whimsical fascination with folklore (Edward Jenner heard that cowpox-infected milkmaids could …

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Information Age: the (cake) computer that changed our world

Two hundred years of technology have transformed how we talk to each other, share our lives and learn about the world. On Saturday, the Science Museum in London opens Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World, a new permanent gallery of more than 800 objects that tell the story of the …

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery

Medical team regrow cells of patient’s severed spine in breakthrough that offers hope to millions with disability<p>A man who was completely paralysed from the waist down can walk again after a British-funded surgical breakthrough which offers hope to millions of people who are disabled by spinal cord …

Paper Behind The Green Coffee Bean Diet Craze Retracted

The “scientific” paper that helped ignite the green coffee bean diet craze has been retracted. The details of the retraction and the full background of the story were fully reported by Ivan Oransky on <i>Retraction Watch</i>.<p>The paper, published in <i>Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and</i> …

Hey, McFly! Hoverboard available on Kickstarter for $10,000

Dreams of sailing through the air on a hoverboard finally realised – but only on certain surfaces<p>The sci-fi inventions that have become reality<p>Want a hoverboard before Marty McFly (who looks just like Michael J Fox) arrives in October 2015 to fly one around his town square? Arx Pax, a small company …

zero2infinity mixes balloons and rockets to launch nanosats

The idea of a rocket/balloon or "rockoon" is not new. It dates back to 1949, when the astrophysicist James A. Van Allen and others developed the …

Only One Way to Mars?

Seventh grader Alyssa Carson grabbed recent headlines because she wants to be one of the first humans on Mars. Accumulating the right stuff starts early these days. This young woman has been pursuing her space dream since she was in diapers.<p>She's been on a tear, attending Space Academy, Robotics …

On the Red Couch with Author James Patterson

<i>When James Patterson set out to be a writer as a graduate student at Vanderbilt, he says he just wanted to write books that “were as good as they</i> …

On the FRONTLINE with Flipboard

Gabriella Schwarz / October 8, 2014<p>Since its launch in 1983, PBS’s long-form primetime series FRONTLINE has provided deep coverage and impactful …

The Week in Review: Women Take Center Stage

“We are having a moment,” Barnard College President Debora Spar told The New York Times. “Young women are identifying as feminist at levels and in …

Table for Two: Serious Eats Joins Flipboard

Before becoming the “missionary of delicious,” foodie Ed Levine had two great passions: baseball and jazz. After throwing one too many curveballs, …

On the Red Couch with Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers

<i>They say design is the world’s oldest discipline. And maybe the most essential: From freeways to French fries, the stuff of modern civilization had</i> …

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …

Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

Apple Pay: I'm Not Impressed

I know, I know. We’re all supposed to be celebrating the miracle of Apple Pay right now. That’s too bad.<p>After conducting several transactions with Apple’s new payments service, my conclusion is that Apple Pay makes the same mistake that several past attempts at reinventing payments made: It doesn’t …

The Nexus 9: hands-on with Google's latest attempt to take on the iPad

Android has never gotten much respect in the big tablet market. Sure, the Nexus 7 has been surprisingly successful — thanks in no small part to its low cost and good performance. But the stigma around Android tablets is real and not entirely undeserved once you get to the larger sizes. Despite …

Google now lets you prove your identity with a USB security key

It shouldn't surprise you that Google's a big proponent of online security, and that's why it's rolling out support for a new way to prove you are you who are: a USB Security Key. Google's normal approach to two-step authorization involves getting a text on your phone to verify your identity, but …

How To Stop Apple From Tracking You In Mac OS X Yosemite

The latest version of Apple’s operating software for its Mac computers, OS X Yosemite, turns out to be just a bit leaky where some of your personal information is concerned. Yosemite, it turns out, is configured by default to send local-search terms and your location information back to Apple and …

New Samsung Galaxy S5 'Plus' Launched. Android World's Fastest Smartphone

Subtlety is not something usually associated with Samsung marketing, but today the company has quietly taken the wrapper off a new, upgraded version of the hugely popular Galaxy S5. It is called the ‘Galaxy S5 Plus’ (G901F).<p>The headline news is the S5 Plus shifts to the Snapdragon 805 chipset, …

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, …

Bowery.io wants to set up your Web developer's work environment in 30 seconds

When Zachary Hamed took a break from school to be a Thiel Fellow, he and his partners created Bowery.io, a service for Web developers that more or less sounds like a miracle even our own tech team couldn’t believe.<p>Today, the startup is releasing the desktop app version of its product (previously …

Apple is now crowdsourcing business listings to help make Maps better

For years you've been able to report inaccurate or otherwise lacking information from Apple Maps listings. The company has also employed what's known as "ground truth" personnel, people whose job it is to verify the company's data. Now Apple's putting some of that work in the hands of businesses …

MobileX Labs Launches Nativ, an App Building Platform

App creation platform MobileX Labs has announced the open beta for Nativ, its newly rebranded toolkit for building and marketing native mobile apps without having to code.<p>Previously dubbed MXL Build, Nativ is free to use, with premium services starting at $49 per month. Once apps are built, MobileX …