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Hip-hop can help treat depression, psychiatrists claim

If your soundtrack to a glum train ride or long walk through an urban landscape is your favourite rap album, you're probably not alone, with hip-hop …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Targeted therapies are like heat-seeking missiles programmed to find and attack cancer but leave healthy cells alone<p><i>Chemotherapy: from world war to the war on cancer<br>The final article in this short series about the history and future of chemotherapy, published on Friday, will tackle drug …

New Stem Cell Treatment, Successful in Mice, May Someday Cure Type 1 Diabetes

A professor's quest to cure his children's type 1 diabetes has led to a new way to make the insulin-producing cells.<p>When his infant son Sam was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two decades ago, Doug Melton made himself a promise: He would cure it. When his daughter Emma was diagnosed with the same …

Mapping the weather on an extreme exoplanet

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have completed the first map of temperature and water vapor on a “hot Jupiter,” an exoplanet called WASP …

The Sun

Learn more about the life-giving star at the center of our solar system.<p>Compared with the billions of other stars in the universe, the sun is unremarkable. But for Earth and the other planets that revolve around it, the sun is a powerful center of attention. It holds the solar system together; …

Astronomy

Hills - the Isle of Skye, Scotland

The other Lake District: a guide to the quiet and beautiful western Lakes

Several years ago, when I was staying near Windermere, quietly resenting all the other tourists I had to share Hill Top, Dove Cottage, Brantwood and Blackwell with, I read that Britain’s favourite view was not of anywhere in the busy south and central Lakes but of Wast Water, in the western Lake …

Six offbeat experiences in Yorkshire, England

Yorkshire is much-hyped of late, but for good reason – the four counties that make up this slice of northern England have so much to offer in terms of scenery, foodie experiences and historical action. Plus, it’s not all about the Tour de France. Here are six offbeat ways to get to know the …

Tour de France

9 of the best free travel apps

Can't do without technology on your travels? These great free travel apps will help you sort everything from currency converters to Wi-Fi while …

Expert guide to Cornwall

Cornwall

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The UK destinations that rival New England in autumn

For an event so firmly fixed in the mind’s eye – staunch oak ­sentinels, swaying sycamores and a chorus line of other arboreal wonders opening up their annual paintbox in a giddy array of browns, pinks, ­oranges, auburns, yellows, ochres and olives – the exact arrival of the UK ­autumn can be …

Great Minds: Mary Anning, "The Greatest Fossilist in the World"

APOD: Milky Way above Atacama Salt Lagoon (2014 Sep 16) Image Credit & Copyright: Alex Tudorica (AIfA, U. Bonn) http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140916.html Explanation: Galaxies, stars, and a serene reflecting pool combine to create this memorable land and skyscape. The featured panorama is a 12-image mosaic taken last month from the Salar de Atacama salt flat in northern Chile. The calm water is Laguna Cejar, a salty lagoon featuring a large central sinkhole. On the image left, the astrophotographer's fiancee is seen capturing the same photogenic scene. The night sky is lit up with countless stars, the Large and Small Magellanic Cloud galaxies on the left, and the band of our Milky Way galaxy running diagonally up the right. The Milky Way may appear to be causing havoc at the horizon, but those are just the normal lights of a nearby town. https://www.flickr.com/photos/27891676@N05 http://www.astro.uni-bonn.de/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=140916 #APOD

4 Sky Events This Week: Moon Points to Crab and Leo’s Heart

Changing Planet<p>A mosaic by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope of the Crab Nebula, a six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star’s supernova explosion. Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Hester and A. Loll (Arizona State University)<p><b>Visit stunning stellar grave sites and watch the moon pair up with kings of the</b> …