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Why You Should Think About Hiring a Photojournalist to Document Your Wedding

“Documentary wedding photography” is a style of photography which a small, but growing, number of couples are turning to for their wedding day. Of …

The 'Post-Antibiotic Era' of Drug Resistant Disease Is Almost Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Get ready to crawl into a hole, forever: Gonorrhea, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia are just …

Iraqis vote in parliamentary polls in security clampdown

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Iraqi Kurdistan

How to avoid common mistakes in science writing

In science writing, as in life, a good checklist can prevent embarrassing mistakes. Here is one that will help you dodge some common pitfalls<p>The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries. The closing date is 11 May 2014<p>1. Are you …

Fertility mystery solved: protein discovered that joins sperm with eggs

British scientists' identification of Juno molecule opens door to new developments in fertility treatment and contraception<p>A fundamental key to fertility has been uncovered by British scientists with the discovery of an elusive protein that allows eggs and sperm to join together.<p>The molecule – …

Whence Life? Receptors Responsible For Fertilization Found

Scientists believe they have found the receptors that allow sperm and egg cells to hook up and create life.<p>Where do babies come from? If your kids ever ask, just tell them the story of Izumo and Juno, receptors found on the surface of sperm and egg cells, respectively. In a study on mice published …

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

The weekend approaches with plans of spending time immersed in Wildlife Photography followed by creating magic with your images in Lightroom. To …

Scientists Rank World's Most 'Evolutionarily Distinct' Birds

Rating may help drive efforts to save some of Earth's most critically endangered (and weirdest) birds.<p>Is a bird more worth saving from extinction if it is evolutionarily unique, as well as physically rare? That's one challenging question raised by newly published research that factors together the …

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

When Predators Bite Off More Than They Can Chew

Featuring a snake whose centipede dinner tried to claw out of its body and other… interesting examples<p>We were entranced recently by a report of a young snake that tried to eat an old centipede. It seems the snake managed to swallow the centipede live, but then the centipede fought back, attempting …

Zoology

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

David Goldblatt Shares Six Decades Worth of Experience In This Brilliant Video

What does six decades worth of photography experience look and sound like? David Goldblatt. Speaking both to an interviewer and an audience at the …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

How to Deal With Blushing Red Skin in Adobe Lightroom

We’ve all experienced it: you’re on a portrait photoshoot sometimes during cold weather and your subject has a skin color that is of a lighter shade. …

A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Landscape Photography

Best of techradar 2015: our articles of the year

2015 won't be here for much longer, so as the year comes to a close, we decided to look back at some of our favorite articles of the last 365.<p>Our …

Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?

A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.<p>On its face, flipping on white noise before hitting the sack must be the most counterintuitive idea out there. Want to sleep better? Simple solution: make a bunch of noise. Sweet dreams ahoy.<p>And yet, not only do some people swear …

Venezuelan police and opposition activists clash in Caracas

<b>Venezuelan police and opposition demonstrators have clashed at the end of a march that gathered tens of thousands of people in Caracas.</b><p>Several people were injured, as police fired tear gas and activists hurled stones in the Altamira district.<p>Supporters of left-wing President Nicolas Maduro marched …

Venezuela

Venezuelan President blames media for 'broadcasting hate'

President Nicolas Maduro accuses the international media of distorting the situation in Venezuela, making it seem it is on the verge of civil war<p>Anti-government protests continued in several parts of Venezuela on Friday.<p>Protesters returned to the streets in the capital, Caracas, and the states of …

How Effective Is This Year’s Flu Vaccine?

Earlier today, estimates for the current flu vaccine’s effectiveness published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The research suggests the vaccine is around 60 percent effective against the flu.<p>Researchers from the CDC and several …

What in the world: A 'line crossed' in Venezuela

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read<p>Although the clashes between protesters and government forces in Kiev are attracting a great deal of the world's attention, the capital of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities have also seen fierce battles, as police confront …

New York Times

DNA prostate test 'will predict deadliest cancer risk'

<b>DNA testing can predict which men face the highest risk of deadly prostate cancer, scientists say.</b><p>The team at the Institute of Cancer Research, in London, say men could soon be offered genetic screening in a similar way to breast cancer in women.<p>They have shown 14 separate mutations can greatly …

Cancer

Demonstrations sweep across Venezuela - in pictures

Scenes of political turmoil have played out for the last couple of weeks across Venezuela as citizens protest against unemployment, a rise in violent crime and surging inflation<p>Venezuela sends troops to border region as violence escalates

Can stem cells heal broken hearts?

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Medicine

CAR escape: BBC joins convoy on dangerous journey

Families fleeing Christian militias bent on wiping out the Central African Republic's Muslim community have been braving lynch mobs at road blocks to journey 650km (400 miles) to Cameroon.<p>They join a monthly convoy that snakes to and from Cameroon's border from the capital, Bangui, guarded by …

Africa

Guardian Camera Club: Andrew McClymont's portfolio

A review of Andrew McClymont's portfolio. Pedestrian crossings (shot in black & white) can be irresistible, but in 'Look Left, look right' there's simply too much distracting stuff at the top of the frame - a cleaner image would work better. 'Where is my mind?' is certainly more interesting and …