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Single Gene Contributes to Childhood Obesity, Boosting Appetite and Slowing Metabolism - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | October 24, 2013 1:01 pm<p>Childhood obesity has been rising fast, but new genetic findings may aid progress toward a treatment. …

Dusky Track, New Zealand

Weather dominates one of the New Zealand's longest treks, but sometimes the landscape makes you forget the wet.<p><b>ONLY A FEW HUNDRED METRES</b> from the …

Richard Dawkins: 'I don't think I am strident or aggressive'

Richard Dawkins,Evolution,Autobiography and memoir,Culture,Douglas Adams,Peter Kay,Ayaan Hirsi Ali,Christopher Hitchens,Books,Charles Darwin<p>Richard Dawkins is outspoken in denouncing religion. But what really drives him, he says, is the wonder, and truth, of Darwinism<p>On the top floor of Random …

2018 Innovations and Future Tech

May 01, 2018 | Article<p>On April 25, California law enforcement announced the possible capture of a long-sought serial killer. Shortly after, it was …

How sights, sounds, and touch are mapped onto the brain

<i>Chapter 8 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience</i>.<p>Summary: The body's surface and certain features of the external world are mapped onto the brain in a …

The day Harry Redknapp brought a fan on to play for West Ham

<i>• Originally published in Howler Magazine</i><p>Ever since he was five years old, Steve Davies dreamed of playing for West Ham United. He grew up in the rain-thrashed English working-class town of Rushden, where by birthright he should have supported Rushden Town, or Northampton, or even Coventry City. …

'Smart glass' can tune out light and heat

To read this article log in to your Chemistry World account. Or register now, it's free.<p><b>Registered users can view more of our premium content each</b> …

How Post-Earth Humans Will Survive In Space [Infographic]

This diagram from 1963 imagines how future humans will adapt to hostile environments.<p>"The wheel, the ski, the kayak, the sports car—pure geometry in motion," wrote aviation researchers Toby Freedman and Gerald S. Lindner in the November 1963 issue of <i>Popular Science</i>. "No doubt the engineers of these …

Experimental Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise In Human Test

A viable, effective vaccine against malaria has long eluded scientists. Results from a preliminary study have ignited hope that a new type of vaccine could change that.<p>The experimental vaccine offered strong protection against malaria when given at high doses, scientists report Thursday in the …

Patrick Soon-Shiong is remaking the US healthcare system. Here's how

<i>This article was taken from the August 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

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