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The best watches 2018: The best sports and fashion watches from £30 to £9300

Whatever your budget, find a watch to make a statement or match your needs and style<p>Watches can cost anything from a few quid up to tens (or more) of …

Wiltshire: Police probe potential Skripal link as Amesbury victim of 'unknown substance' is wheeled out of house

A Salisbury couple taken critically ill at the weekend may have been poisoned by the same nerve agent used against former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, police fear.<p>A major incident was declared in the city yesterday with several locations sealed off, after a man and woman in …

The UK's best beaches, pub walks, outdoor pools and seaside hotels

Britain's in for yet another rather warm week, with temperatures forecast to soar to a whopping 36C in parts of the country. So where are the best places to enjoy the sun? We've got the answers.<p>Great pub walks<p>If there's a better way to enjoy the warmth than a walk through picturesque surroundings …

Family Days Out: Fun Museums With More For Kids To Do Than Just Press Buttons

Interactive exhibits your kids will love 🔍<p>Say the word “museum” to kids over a certain age and you can pretty much guarantee they’re not going to be …

6 ways to master the barbecue and boost your skill at the grill

Want to know how to host the perfect BBQ? We have all the answers<p>Want barbecue tips? Brits have moved on from bangers and burgers to ‘haute …

Are Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism the Same Thing?

Having an underactive thyroid proves that even your smaller organs can have a mighty effect on your health. As you read this, a tiny butterfly-shaped …

Mayo Clinic

Lahore General Hospital makes history

Lahore - Lahore General Hospital has become the first public sector hospital to perform successful Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, removal of …

What Is Intermittent Fasting? A Beginner's Guide to Burning More Fat

Want to burn more fat without changing what you eat? Intermittent fasting isn't a diet. Intermittent fasting is just a different way of eating.<p>For more than a year, I've been following an intermittent fasting eating regimen. I use the word <i>regimen</i> because intermittent fasting is not a diet, at least …

Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

New noninvasive method of intracranial pressure monitoring

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (AUG. 8, 2017). Researchers from Klinikum Stuttgart and the University of Erlangen, Germany, report preliminary findings that …

Playing these video games could lead to brain disease

Playing computer games may increase the risk of dementia and schizophrenia, a study found.<p>Action games with on-screen maps to aid navigation did most …

Scientists discovered a new way to lose weight, if only you can tweak this one brain cell

A new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its own, lead to obesity in mice. This striking result provides the strongest demonstration yet that brain inflammation may be a cause, rather than a consequence, of obesity. It also …

How video games affect the brain

Video gaming is clearly a popular form of entertainment, with video gamers collectively spending 3 billion hours per week in front of their screens. …

The Brain

Dogs could sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms appear

Dogs could soon be used to sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms start to show.<p>Scientists are trying to discover which odour molecules are linked to the disease so that dogs can be trained to spot the illness.<p>Researchers at Manchester University first began to believe Parkinson’s …

Century-old Parkinson's question answered

<b>Scientists say they have found the first direct evidence that the immune system does attack the brain in Parkinson's disease.</b><p>The role of "autoimmunity" was first suggested nearly a century ago, but had not been confirmed.<p>The discovery, in the journal Nature, suggests that drugs to calm the immune …

China's police are now shooting down drones with radio-jamming rifles

A Chinese city's police department is arming itself with more than 20 drone-jamming rifles to crack down on illegal drone flights.<p>Police in Wuhan, …

Drones

Facebook's new tool helps you get started with React Native projects on any OS

Got an idea for a new mobile app? You might want to consider building it with a new React Native tool from the folks at Facebook, which works for iOS and Android projects on any OS.<p>With the launch of Create React Native App (CRNA), you don’t need Xcode or even a Mac to build iOS apps, and …

JavaScript

New discovery could be a major advance for neurological diseases

The discovery of a new mechanism that controls the way nerve cells in the brain communicate with each other to regulate our learning and long-term …

UK government says Trump will receive 'full courtesy' of state visit

Response to petition calling for cancellation of visit signed by 1.8m people says No 10 does not support their view<p>Theresa May has told Donald Trump that she looks forward to welcoming him to the UK for a state visit next year, after the government dismissed a petition from 1.8 million people …

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

Aleppo Twitter Star Bana al-Abed Asks Trump to 'Save' Syria's Children

World<p>Bana al-Abed, the seven-year-old girl who became famous for her tweets documenting life in war-torn eastern Aleppo, has written an open letter to President Donald Trump, asking him to “do something” for children in Syria.<p>In her letter, she tells of how some of her friends lost their lives in …

World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50%

A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth<p>The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth.<p>In a …

World Economic Forum

How one boy's mystery disease could hold the key to solving our biggest health threats

In 2011, Jimmy Lin was working at Johns Hopkins University mapping the genetic mutations linked to cancer when he met a child who would change the …

Surgeons use robot to operate inside eye in world first

British surgeons hail successful procedure to remove membrane 100th of a millimetre thick from retina<p>British surgeons have successfully performed the world’s first robotic operation inside the eye, potentially revolutionising the way such conditions are treated.<p>The procedure was carried out at John …

Robotics

7 'Disease Stoppers' You Need to Know About

<i>by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS</i><p>There's a pill for just about every condition on the planet. But did you ever take a look at the long list of side effects associated with conventional treatments? Luckily, your body wants to be well, and there are plenty of natural ways you can pump up your …

Immune System

Five Ways Innovation Is Advancing Public Health

Remarkable progress has been made over the last century in enhancing public health, driven largely by advances in science, medicine and our understanding of how disease manifests in the human body. As a result, the average life expectancy doubled during the 20th century.<p>While these achievements …

A Blind Woman Has Regained Sight Following a Controversial Stem Cell Treatment

This is incredible.<p>Vanna Belton from Baltimore has been blind for more than five years, but after undergoing surgery where stem cells extracted from …

Stem Cells

The Captivating Imagery Of America's Oldest Secret Societies

Real treasure hunters show where secret history and folk art intersect.<p>"The Templars and the Freemasons believed that the treasure was too great for any one man to have, not even a king," FBI special agent Sadusky proclaims in the film "National Treasure." "That's why they went to such lengths to …

Still using Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10? From now on, it's not supported

That's all, folks: Starting Jan. 12, Microsoft no longer supports older versions of Internet Explorer, including IE 8, 9 and 10.<p>More precisely, this …

Software

Scientists discover the on-off switch for human consciousness deep within the brain

By on July 7, 2014 at 7:56 am<p>Researchers at George Washington University are reporting that they’ve discovered the human consciousness on-off switch, …