Gary Whitlie

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Veterinary Medicine

South Africa’s crime epidemic: how townships descend into vigilante violence

South Africa

Blood pressure is being measured all wrong, scientists claim

University College London researchers are urging doctors to switch to a new blood pressure measuring technique whereby patients are sent home with …

Miley Cyrus

Why now doesn’t exist, and other strange facts about time

Time is relatively well-described in current physical theories – it’s just that those descriptions are perplexingly at odds both with each other and …

Physics

A Stunning Breakthrough in the Fight Against a Devastating Blood Disease

In 1976, my final year of medical school, I travelled abroad and spent several months working in the hematology clinic at Hadassah Hospital, in Jerusalem. Every day, I attended to children and teen-agers suffering from a blood disorder called beta thalassemia. They were easy to identify in the …

Medicine

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Cancer

The 7 Most Luxe Eco-Resorts in the World

There’s no shame in wanting to relax and be pampered among jaw-droppingly beautiful surroundings while you’re on vacay. But if you’re keen on …

Sustainability

A Grandfather's Advice Is Priceless. Mine Taught Me to Make the Most of This Short Life.

He confronted each day as if it were a barn that needed raising.<p>My grandfather, Dwight Archibald Garner, known to everyone as Archie, spent most of his early life working in the coal mines in and around Marion County, West Virginia. He quickly rose to become a foreman. Later he branched out and in …

Great Depression

New monthly migraine injection erenumab can reduce attacks by half

Prosthetics

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

The British cities which would be destroyed in a nuclear World War 3

Has it got a nice local pub? What about the shops? Are the neighbours friendly?<p>These are the questions most people ask themselves when choosing a new …

War

These five exercises can cure your bad back for good

Painkillers

Fred Hamblin obituary

Asbestos

Asking Britain to apologise for its Empire is lunacy

United Kingdom

'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics sold over a million copies around the world. Now Rovelli is back to explore the mysteries of time. He tells Charlotte Higgins about student revolution and how his quantum leap began with an acid trip<p>• Extract from Carlo Rovelli’s new book: on the elastic concept of …

Quantum Mechanics

Book a mini-break in the sun

Swimming Pools

The big inheritance tax perk you can easily miss

Finance

Italy is too big to fail, too risky to be ignored

If ever one doubted that Italy should not have adopted the euro as its currency, all one need do is look at Italy’s present political and economic …

Economics

Franck Bauer obituary

France

'Islam shouldn't culturally shape Germany' - Alexander Dobrindt claims

A leading German politician has dug his heels in to the debate over Islam in Germany. In an interview, Alexander Dobrindt said he wasn't …

Religion

Vibrant Fashion and Beauty Photography by Monchak Jaroslav

Gorgeous portraits by <b>Monchak Jaroslav</b>, talented photographer, retoucher and educator currently based in Lviv, Ukraine. Monchak focuses on portraiture …

Photography

10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

Physics

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Wi-Fi calling is a nifty feature that allows you to make phone calls on your iPhone even when it doesn’t have any cellular connectivity. Follow along as we walk you through how to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.<p>These steps are pretty much the same on the iPhone and iPad. …

Tech Trends

What will happen when Earth's north and south poles flip

Earth's magnetic field is what protects our planet from harmful space radiation. But our protective shield might soon go into a transformation that could threaten the lives on Earth. This video shows what will happen when Earth's magnetic poles flip. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Did you …

Universe

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Mechanics

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Dementia

Facebook scandal: Who else has your data?

<b>While Facebook desperately tightens controls over how third parties access its users' data - trying to mend its damaged reputation - attention is focusing on the wider issue of data harvesting and the threat it poses to our personal privacy.</b><p>Data harvesting is a multibillion dollar industry and the …

Harvard Business School

Amber Rudd cannot ignore dwindling police numbers

Amber Rudd

Marvelous Beauty Portrait Photography by Michael Woloszynowicz

Gorgeous female portraits by <b>Michael Woloszynowicz</b>, talented photographer and artist currently based between Los Angeles, California and Toronto, …

Photography