Jeffrey Chesney

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Star Trek: Discovery launch date delayed

Our distance to the final frontier has just been extended by about four months as CBS All Access has announced that the sixth <i>Star Trek</i> series,</i> …

NHS cannot recover under this antagonistic government

Jennifer Dixon’s grim but realistic piece on the financial, staffing and social impact crisis enveloping the NHS could have been written, with little adjustment, about the education service (“The NHS has social objectives as well as economic ones. Can we reconcile them?”, Comment). This is not …

Jeremy Hunt

Strange but True: Earth Is Not Round

As countless photos from space can attest, Earth is round—the "Blue Marble," as astronauts have affectionately dubbed it. Appearances, however, can …

China to Launch Second Space Lab; Manned Mission Set for October

China will launch its second experimental space laboratory late Thursday and another manned space mission next month, the government said, part of a …

Humans and Neanderthals had sex. But was it for love? - Vox

An investigation.<p>In 1911, Marcellin Boule, a French paleontologist, published the first scientific description of the Neanderthal species. And let’s just say it didn’t have a lot of sex appeal.<p>The skeleton in Boule’s volume, dubbed the "Old Man of La Chapelle," was a wretched creature: a …

Was that climate change? Scientists are getting faster at linking extreme weather to warming

Is it still true to say you can’t point to any single extreme weather event and claim you can’t link it to human-caused climate change?<p>Plenty of people seem to think this is still the case. But a rapidly evolving field of climate science suggests that it’s not.<p>Take Australia’s prime minister, …

Climate Change

Teach integration to prevent extremism, Government-backed review expected to say

Schools should teach integration as part of the curriculum to halt the spread of racism and extremism, a Government-backed review is expected to recommend.<p>Dame Louise Casey, who is leading the study, will call for schools to include lessons on character and resilience in their timetable in a bid to …

Running on sunshine: Palestinian students build solar car to beat Israeli fuel blockade

Authorities in Jerusalem control much of Palestine’s energy sources and supplies through its Israel Electric Corporation, as well as heavily …

Toxic air pollution particles found in human brains, possible Alzheimer’s link - study

Tiny magnetic particles called "magnetite nanoparticles" present in air pollution have, for the first time, been discovered in human brains, and …

Hearing is like seeing for our brains and for machines

There is an array of neural net machine learning approaches that are simply more than just “deep.” In a time when neural networks are increasingly popular for advancing voice technologies and AI, it’s interesting that many of the current approaches were originally developed for image or video …

Google's Larry Page Is Secretly Investing in Flying Cars

The Google cofounder poured millions into small R&D startups.<p>Bloomberg Businessweek reports that Larry Page, cofounder of Google, is personally funding two startups, Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk, both dedicated to developing a flying car.<p>Zee.Aero was founded in 2010 by inventor and NASA scientist Ilan …

Syria: The story of the conflict

<b>More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. More than 11 million others have been forced from their homes as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those</b> …

Father-of-three who challenged David Cameron in live debate says there's "no future" if UK stays in the EU

The father-of-three who challenged David Cameron on "uncontrolled migration" during a live televised debate says there is "no future" for the country if we remain in the EU.<p>Tory voter, Harry Boparai, tackled Mr Cameron over his failure to tackle "uncontrolled migration" in the EU during his …

Nearby Star Harbors Trio of Earth-Size Worlds

Three potentially habitable Earth-size planets have been discovered orbiting a dim, cold nearby star that is barely larger than Jupiter, researchers …

Hollande says won't let protesters choke economy as police clear fuel picket | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French riot police forcibly removed striking workers blocking a large fuel distribution depot on Friday as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters he would not let them strangle the economy.<p>The police operation to free up the barricaded depot near the Donges oil …

Obama mourns dead in Hiroshima, calls for world without nuclear arms | Reuters

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - Barack Obama on Friday became the first incumbent U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world’s first atomic bombing, in a gesture Tokyo and Washington hope will showcase their alliance and reinvigorate efforts to rid the world of nuclear arms.<p>Even before it …

Cameron says never a closet Brexiteer, Britain needs EU for economy | Reuters

ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was not a “closet Brexiteer” and that leaving the European Union would hurt Britain’s economic future and complicate trade deals with countries such as Japan.<p>British Prime Minister David Cameron walks as he arrives …

Brain & Behavior Archives

US

'SkinTrack' turns your arm into a touch screen

Smartwatch screens can feel maddeningly small when trying to navigate apps. But why limit yourself to a 2-inch screen when there's so much prime real estate surrounding it?<p>A Carnegie Mellon University research lab this week introduced a solution that turns your arm and hand into an extended touch …

Touchscreens

Tick off your tasks and get more organised using this selection of apps, from Wunderlist and Google Keep to Any.do and Habitica<p>Juggling tasks is an important skill in the modern world. From that presentation you promised to send your boss by today to picking up some ingredients for dinner, from …

Apps

Google just pissed off the entire TV industry

Not content with grabbing ad dollars from TV networks across the world, Google went a step further by announcing that the adverts it serves on YouTube are better at convincing watchers to buy stuff.<p>In a report seen by the Guardian, Matt Brittin, Google’s head honcho in Europe will say that 80 …

National Living wage: what is it, how much is it and who gets a pay rise?

What is the national living wage?<p>On April 1, UK workers over the age of 25 will get a pay rise of 50p on the minimum wage of £6.70 per hour, taking …

Economics

PMQs live: Jeremy Corbyn faces David Cameron in first EU referendum campaign PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn is to face David Cameron in the first Prime Minister's Questions of the European Union referendum campaign.<p>Here are some of the biggest …

United Kingdom

High stakes in EU referendum compel US intervention

Faced with the chance to lead Wednesday’s edition with an exclusive article by eight former US treasury secretaries warning of the perils of Brexit, the Times did what you’d expect of the more partisan Daily Mail. It chose to splash on “We meddle in affairs of others, admits EU chief”. So did the …

Geopolitics

Madrid rivals profit from Barcelona slip-up

<b>TUESDAY'S SECOND LEGS</b><p><b>Manchester City</b> 2-1 West Brom (Agüero 19, Nasri 66; Sessegnon 6)<br>Making his first start since September, following a long …

Manuel Pellegrini defends leaving Samir Nasri out of his Champions League squad

Manuel Pellegrini defended his decision to leave Samir Nasri out of Manchester City's Champions League squad after the Frenchman's match-winning.

Arsenal have lost the Premier League title - Allardyce

The Gunners missed missed their best chance to win a first Premier League in over a decade following their 3-3 draw at West Ham, according to the Sunderland boss<p>Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has slammed Arsene Wenger, saying Arsenal have blown their best chance of ending their Premier League …