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Mysterious signals are probably coming from space every second and no one can explain why

It started in 2001, a brilliant burst of light breached the skies. The event had released as much power as 500 million suns. Just a few milliseconds later, the signal had vanished. Astronomers call these powerful flashes Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs).<p>Since 2001, about 30 have been identified. But, new …

A Crash Course in Data Science

Executive Data Science Specialization<p>Be The Leader Your Data Team Needs. Learn to lead a data science team that generates first-rate analyses in four …

This Video Perfectly Explains Why CRISPR Really Will Change The World Forever

It's so much more than the hype.<p>We've heard a lot about genetic engineering over the past two decades - and, lately there's been even more hype about …

Genetic Engineering

The 24 best podcasts to make you smarter

Do you have time to kill, but a curiosity that just won’t be tamed? Head to these podcasts that will inform, educate and entertain.<p>There’s something for everyone in this list, recommended by BBC Future readers and our team. Whether you’re a regular listener or new to podcasts, we’ve set you up with …

Google DeepMind is giving the NHS free access to its patient monitoring app

Google's artificial intelligence lab DeepMind is currently allowing the Royal Free to use its patient monitoring smartphone app Streams for free, the Royal Free Trust told Business Insider following a freedom of information (FOI) battle that went on for six months.<p>However, the Royal Free must pay …

You Won't Be Able To Resist These S'mores Recipes

Summer can't come fast enough.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Graham crackers<p>Peanut butter cup<p>Roasted marshmallow<p>INSTRUCTIONS<p>Place graham cracker face down.<p>Add peanut butter cup, then a roasted marshmallow.<p>Top with another graham cracker.<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Chocolate chip cookies<p>Roasted marshmallow<p>Chocolate<p>Chocolate hazelnut …

10 of the Best Social Media Marketing Tools for Your Business

What is the best social media marketing tool on the market?<p>This is a question that has sparked many heated debates among marketers. With so many …

Social Media

How to Cook Steak 4 Different Ways

Want to make steakhouse-quality steaks at home? Here's how to cook the perfect steaks on the grill, on the stove, broiled in the oven, or cooked <i>sous</i> …

Go Set a Watchman, review: 'an anxious work in progress'

<b>As Harper Lee's death is reported, we revisit our review of her 2015 "comeback", Go Set A Watchman.</b><p>“Do you want your children going to a school that’s been dragged down to accommodate Negro children?” asks a character in Harper Lee’s newly published novel, Go Set a Watchman. “The Negroes,” he …

Settlers of Catan 5th Edition Board Game Gets New Name And Design

The new 5th Edition of the hugely popular Settlers of Catan has been unveiled this week and now sports a new name and a redesigned board.<p>The redesign …

Board Games

The engineer making meat tastier

It is a problem that has taxed the finest minds for generations – what’s the best way to smoke meat? Veronique Greenwood meets a man with an intriguing new method, involving chemistry, computer models and a cooker shaped like a Dalek.<p>It was in Memphis, Tennessee, that Kit Parker first began to …

The Age of Unicorns

Stewart Butterfield had one objective when he set out to raise money for his startup last fall: a billion dollars or nothing. If he couldn’t reach a …

Why are we short-sighted?

Myopia is among our most common complaints – but have we fundamentally misunderstood its origins and its treatment? David Robson squints at an answer.<p>When I was a teenager, my eyesight slowly began to fail and I had to wear spectacles. What began as tiny slithers of glass soon started to approach …

Immune System

Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you?<p>A few months before she died, my grandmother made a decision.<p>Bobby, as her friends called her (theirs is a generation of nicknames), was a farmer’s …

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

Deep Web Marketplaces

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been frequenting the deep web marketplaces most famously used for buying drugs online with Bitcoin.<p>I wanted to …

Why don’t more people kill themselves?

<b>by Emrys Westacott</b><p>Imagine you are given the following choice:<p>Option A: You live 34,748 days. Your final four weeks are spent in and out of hospital, …

Cicada: Solving the Web’s Deepest Mystery

Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old brainiac with wire-frame glasses and wavy brown hair, he was the eldest of …

Mathematics

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

Washington D.C.

No More Air Conditioners: This “Skin” For Buildings Keeps The Inside Cool With Zero Energy

The facade works with no power at all–not even solar panels–and keeps the temperature comfortable and light bright inside.<p>For most of human history, buildings were essentially net zero energy systems. Thick walls kept out cold and simple windows let in fresh air and daylight. Then came complex, …

Clean Energy

DNA Sanitizer Will Wipe Your Identity Off Everything You Touch

Not just for hit men, these evidence-destroying sprays will protect you in a world where everyone wants to know your genetic code.<p>A new kind of sanitizer spray kills more than just bacteria. Artist and technologist Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s “Invisible” line aims to wipe all traces of personhood from …

Why am I the one mosquitos always bite?

Scientists know body odors play a role in who mosquitoes bite most. But they don’t yet completely understand which odors mosquitoes find most …

Mosquitoes

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why reprogramming tiny life could reap rich rewards

Could we rebuild bacteria to create new kinds of food – or even the fuel we need for our cars? One scientist is working to make it reality – by tweaking bacterial DNA to fast-track evolution.<p>Humans have been tweaking nature’s genetic codes for thousands of years – just take the domestic dog, whose …

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

Time Travel

Why your toilet needs reinvention

Will the toilet as we know it ever be replaced? To find out, Lesley Evans Ogden explores the intriguing history and psychology of the modern loo.<p>If the Scandinavian proverb, “a loved child has many names,” holds true for objects, the toilet holds a special place in our affections. Nicknames for the …

Dining Rooms

The secrets of fake flavours

Artificial flavours are more complex and interesting than first appears. Chris Baraniuk discovers a world of sensory trickery – and a curious myth about fake banana.<p>Banana flavouring. You know it well. If you close your eyes for a moment and think back to those countless pieces of confectionary or …