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How to curb hunger pangs with your mind

There may be a simple way to lose weight using only the power of thought. You just have to know how, says David Robson.<p>Eric Robinson has a surprising tool for weight loss. It’s something we all have, but perhaps don’t use it as much as we’d like: our memory.<p>Dieters often feel that they are waging …

Nutrition

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

Groundbreaking Study Reveals The Main Reason Behind Most Cases Of Cancer

The researchers said Thursday that random DNA mutations accumulating in various parts of the body during ordinary cell division were the prime culprits behind many cancer types.<p>They looked at 31 cancer types and found that 22 of them, including leukemia and pancreatic, bone, testicular, ovarian, …

Cancer

TCL and Philips add Firefox OS-based Chromecast competitor to TVs

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Matchstick, the Firefox OS-based Chromecast competitor that made waves on Kickstarter last year, is teaming up with TCL and …

Televisions

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Meat

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When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524637653_faa8bed61f092214c9660a83097ead47<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Top 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2014: Editors' Picks

From a snake virgin birth to a real-life unicorn, 2014 was a banner year for the bizarre. See our editors' picks for weirdest animal stories.

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Science Fiction

Blind Judge Makes History, Joins Michigan's Supreme Court

DETROIT (AP) -- Richard Bernstein officially joins the Michigan Supreme Court in a few days. But he's been working off the clock since November, preparing for 10 cases in an extraordinary way - memorizing the key points of every brief read to him by an aide.<p>Bernstein, 41, has been blind since …

This Surprising Secret About Bamboo Could Be The Reason You're Not Successful

Bamboo is one of the most amazing plants in the world.<p>In fact, a single stalk of bamboo has more tensile strength than a steel cable of the same thickness! (In South America, it's referred to as "vegetable steel.)<p>A rope made of bamboo fibers can get up to 20 percent stronger when wet, as opposed to …

New Skyrim Modded Screenshots Show Stunning High-Resolution Textures, Shaders & Details | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

Skyrim’s modding community has been working hard on improving the game’s visuals by introducing new ENBSeries settings, highly detailed textures, …

Gaming

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Food

US supreme court justices debate phone privacy and police seizures

• Justice Breyer questions phone encryption and 'brzzing' sounds • Yochai Benkler: court needs to keep up with our cellphones<p>Civil liberties lawyers on Tuesday warned that police seizure of smartphones is becoming a grave threat to US privacy, in a supreme court hearing that saw the world of …

Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition finally arrives to Android

Back in January of 2013, Beamdog revealed they had run into a snag with the Android version of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition, leading to a delay. And that was pretty much the last we heard about the whole effort, until today.<p>Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition has finally arrived to Android, priced at …

Android News

Google Eyes A Creepier Glass—A Camera-Bearing Contact Lens

Imagine the Google Glass headgear, which currently makes some camera-shy onlookers nervous, shrinking down to near-invisibility—say, into a super-thin transparent layer that sits on the cornea. Google certainly has, as we now know from a recently published patent filing from October 2012.<p>The notion …