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Three-parent baby born to infertile couple in world first

A “three-parent” IVF technique has been used for the first time to allow an infertile couple to have a baby.<p>The successful birth, announced this week by doctors in Ukraine, potentially offers hope for thousands of British couples who are struggling to conceive.<p>The baby boy is thought to be the …

The science-backed way to actually hack your DNA—and slow aging

When it comes to gracefully getting older, most women have a few regular habits they swear by, like drinking collagen-spiked beverages and slathering …

Here's the science behind why you get hungry when you're drunk

The desire to eat a greasy kebab at 3am when drunk, can often be overwhelming and seem like a terrible idea in the cold, hungover, light of day. …

Neuroscience

3 tips from a Google pioneer

Chade-Meng “Meng” Tan is a Google pioneer, award-winning engineer, and best-selling author. Meng was Google employee number 107 and led the creation of a groundbreaking mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course for employees called Search Inside Yourself, which regularly had a waitlist of six …

Science loses out to uninformed opinion on climate change – yet again

Ocean acidification is an inevitable consequence of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. That’s a matter of fact. We don’t know exactly what …

Climate Change

Wrinkles could be a thing of the past as scientists find way to regenerate fatty cells which keep skin looking youthful

Wrinkles could be a thing of the past as scientists find a way to regenerate fatty cells which keep the skin looking youthful.<p>Scientist say the ground-breaking new discovery could not only lead to spectacular anti-ageing treatments, it may also pave the way to scar-free healing of wounds.<p>Fat cells …

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

Universe