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We've Found The Best Dim Sum Place In London

In a functional building in the unlovely end of the Walworth Road stands Dragon Castle, dim sum divas and saviour of many a South London hangover.<p>Looking for more recommendations? I've just released an app, Where To Eat In London 2016.

Britain’s Dim Sum Trolleys Are Making Their Last Rounds

With the pressures of modern ordering systems and less restaurant floorspace, Britain’s Chinese dim sum restaurants are abandoning the traditional trolley service that sees small hot plates wheeled around dining rooms.<p>Growing up, every Sunday morning without fail, my parents would drag my arse out …

A New Summer Favorite: Grilled Chicken with Za'atar

If I've made two great decisions in my life,* it's been to a) make sure that I work on building friendships with folks from foreign countries and b) give away as much food as I can. I've been lucky enough to collect a good stable of friends from around the world over the years and to distribute …

BBQ

Super-Simple From-Scratch Grilled Flatbread With Olive Oil and Za'atar

You need more grilled bread in your life, and this grilled flatbread with za'atar is a great place to start.<p>This is not an authentic Middle Eastern flatbread recipe by any means. Most flatbreads from that region are lean doughs baked on a hearth. My version is hydrated, enriched with yogurt, and …

Recipes

Gene Therapy Combats Hereditary Blood Disease - MIT Technology Review

In the most successful demonstration of the potential of gene therapy as a treatment for complex hereditary diseases, the approach has been used to …

Burger King combines a Whopper with a burrito, calls it the Whopperrito

How do you improve on a juicy Whopper? You wrap it up in a delicious soft tortilla and turn it into a burrito, of course.<p>Just chuck in some fries and …

We’ve learned to read our genes. Now we need to start writing them | Susan Rosser

To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change<p>Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project announced that they had learned how to read an entire human genome. A few days ago, they …

Genetics

Coffee in a cone is the most Instagrammable way to get caffeinated

Is it practical? Nah. Is it Instagrammable? HELL YES.<p>Presenting coffee in a cone. CNN reports that it’s a snazzy new way to drink the internet’s …

RNA-Seq methods for transcriptome analysis.

2017 Jan;8(1). doi: 10.1002/wrna.1364. Epub 2016 May 19.<p>1Bioo Scientific Inc., Austin, TX, USA.2Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and …

Biochemistry

This Book Tells You Everywhere You Need to Eat in East London

Compiling recipes and anecdotes from Michelin-starred restaurants to local cafes and Turkish joints, East London Food by Rosie Birkett celebrates the area’s diverse dining scene.<p>Sitting in E Pellicci on London's Bethnal Green Road, over two enormous bowls of pasta absolutely swimming in cheese, I …

Multicellular Life Was Caused by The Same Gene That Suppresses Cancer, Study Suggests

Fascinating.<p>Biologists at the Kansas State University found that a single gene called retinoblastoma (RB) is responsible for the evolution of …

Biology

19 Ways To Eat Potatoes Around The World

Potatoh my gosh.

The 20 most Instagrammed foods from around the world from avocado to pizza

Get ready for some serious food envy: The 20 most Instagrammed meals from around the world - including avocado, sushi and a LOT of pizza<p><b>Pizza has</b> …

Researchers show that four-stranded DNA is formed and unfolded - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden have discovered that specific DNA sequences that are rich in the DNA building block guanine in the yeast …

Scientists considers creating synthetic human genome within a decade

Secret meeting of 150 top scientists considers creating synthetic human genome within a decade as experts warn technology could lead to an 'arms race'<p>…

30th Anniversary Of DNA Fingerprinting

This fuzzy image, taken on 10 September 1984, launched a revolution; one that sent out shockwaves that can still be felt today. It is the first DNA …

Genetics

Toddler with autism falls in love with Snow White at Disney World, is what dreams are made of

Here’s something that will warm your heart. A two-year-old with autism has met his one true love: Snow White, and the video of their destined …

Meet the Regulars at One of London’s Oldest Pie and Mash Shops

F. Cooke pie shop in Hoxton has been serving homemade pie, mash, and parsley liquor (never gravy) for generations. “Loads of customers still come in a few days a week,” says owner Joseph Cooke. “We have some in their 90s.”<p>From the Millwall football fans packing out the pie shops in Bermondsey to …

England

CRISPR or RNAi? Which gene switch is better? - Scope

I knew almost nothing about the much vaunted tool for editing genes called CRISPR when a journal article on the topic showed up in my inbox last …

Genetics

The ultimate fish pie

A good fish pie is a triumph of structural engineering. Texture is all important. If the potato is too soft with too much sauce and filling, it becomes a sloppy mish-mash. If it's not soft enough, it's just a huge, stodgy fishcake.<p><b>The fishy part</b><p>This used to be easy: a nice bit of cod or some …

Recipes

The fry-up is back: how to cook the perfect full English breakfast

Put on your aprons and whip out your frying pans; the Great British fry-up is enjoying a renaissance in kitchens across the UK. So far this year, we’ve eaten 10 per cent more fried breakfasts than last year, fresh sausage sales are up by 5.9 per cent and egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per …

Breakfast

Cashier's act of kindness for autistic girls goes viral after mother praises her on Facebook

A mother has taken to Facebook to thank a supermarket worker for helping to calm her blind and autistic daughters during a shopping trip.<p>Amanda …

Traditional shepherd's pie recipe - perfect for all the family

Shepherd’s pie came into the English cuisine after the Industrial Revolution, when metal grinders for mincing became available, and is designed to use up cooked lamb or mutton.<p>Many people have their own versions <i>-</i> often using a family recipe - but here's a traditional, easy-to-make guide to the …

National Burger Day: Where to find the best burgers in London

Celebrate National Burger Day with... a burger! These are the best meat marvels in the capital.<p>Thursday August 24 is National Burger Day. As if you …

Food

Children with Autism Learn New Words Just Like Other Kids, With One Small Difference

A new study found that autistic kids can perform as well as peers when learning language—they just need more time.<p>Kids with autism—even those who are non-verbal or labeled as "low-functioning" (a label that I take serious issue with for many reasons)—can learn and should be taught. My 8-year-old …

Autism

Chinese restaurant

Store Worker's Beautiful Deed For Blind Girl With Autism Goes Viral

"It melts my heart to come across people that are prepared to go the extra mile," says the girl's mom.<p>A supermarket worker in southern England is being praised for selflessly helping a mother who has two young children who are registered blind and have autism.<p>Amanda Wilkins says the employee, …

Around the world in 80 bites: ‘Girl Eat World’ Instagram shows off the world’s best street food

Melissa Hie is eating her way around the world, one amazing bite at a time.<p>In summer 2013, the Singapore-based blogger went on her first solo …

RNA splicing is a primary link between genetic variation and disease

More options<p>Download and print this article for your personal scholarly, research, and educational use.<p>Buy a single issue of <i>Science</i> for just $15 USD.

Genetics

Categorically the best Italian restaurants in London

Undo that belt buckle and inhale the bolognese<p><b><br>FOR SUMMER NIGHTS<br>THEO’S SIMPLE ITALIAN<br>Earl’s Court</b><br>If you want to eat the best steak in the whole of …