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Tuberculosis' Game Of Hide And Tweak

Researchers have uncovered a new way Mycobacterium tuberculosis may gain antibiotic resistance<p>If you’re looking for the perfect pathogen, you need look no further than <i>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i>. This bacterium has been a scourge on human health for millennia and taken countless lives. Even today, …

The Long Good Friday review – sheer, ground-breaking brilliance

“What I’m looking for is someone who can contribute to what England has given to the world: culture, sophistication, genius – a little bit more than an ’ot dog, know what I mean?” John Mackenzie’s classic British thriller, from a rip-roaring script by Barrie Keeffe, nearly went straight to TV and …

Helen Mirren

Whoa: John Landis, John Carpenter, And David Cronenberg Discuss Horror Movies On A 1980s Public Access Show

A friend just sent me this incredible clip of John Landis, John Carpenter, and David Cronenberg discussing horror movies with Mick Garris on a Los Angeles public access TV show in the early eighties. Even more incredible, at present writing, it only has 3,000 views, which is a crime. It’s an …

Horror

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Genetics

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

The Best Science Books of 2014

On the heels of the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books come the most stimulating science books published this annum. (Step into the nonfictional time machine by revisiting the selections for 2013, 2012, and 2011.)<p>1. THE ACCIDENTAL UNIVERSE<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we</i> …

'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

Diary of a Lost Girl review – Philip French on Louise Brooks’s hypnotic portrayal of a woman betrayed

Louise Brooks (1906-85) had a couple of largely unremarkable years in Hollywood before the coming of sound, and a briefer, even less remarkable sojourn there in the 1930s. But few contemporaries, not even Garbo (her friend and, for one night at least, her lover), have generated such a mystique, …

Literature

Leviathan review – Andrey Zvyagintsev’s outstanding tale of the epic and the everyday

In the current climate, any film boasting official support from the Russian Ministry of Culture may be looked upon with suspicion. Yet with its tragicomic scenes of corrupt mayors working their foul deeds beneath iconic portraits of Vladimir Putin, and drunken policeman using pictures of former …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

The Babadook review – you’ll scare because you care

Terrific central performances are the key to writer-director Jennifer Kent’s deeply chilling debut feature<p>“If it’s in a word, or it’s in a look, you can’t get rid of the Babadook...” While the quiet-quiet-BANG shocks of “cattle-prod” cinema continue to scare up big bucks in a wearyingly predictable …

How Architects Minimize Urban Stress

Experts are saying that we need to ready ourselves for a more urbanized, and therefore, a more depressed world. It seems that architects not only …

'Rhymes for Young Ghouls' shows the bleak can get bleaker

Starting off grim and growing ever grimmer, "Rhymes for Young Ghouls" is a blood- and booze-soaked revenge drama marking the impressive debut of filmmaker Jeff Barnaby.<p>Set on the Red Crow Mi'gMaq reservation in Quebec, Canada, during the mid-'70s, the film takes place during a not-so-proud period …

Residential Schools

Meet Your New Pet, A Domesticated Fox

Thanks to Russian scientists, a new breed of fox is available. And it’s pretty darn cute.<p>Dogs have been evolving as human companions for at least about 14,000 years. Cats have lived with us for 12,000. But if you want something a little more cutting edge–and you’re willing to pay up– a pet fox …

What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company

<i>This story has been corrected.</i><p>The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model motorcycles and Tesla electric cars. The vast metal structure once churned out 747 fuselages for …

Space Travel

Richard Branson Responds To Elon Musk's Criticism; 'We're About To Prove Him Wrong'

<b>Henry Blodget</b>: Most management gurus preach the virtue of focus. They'll say you have to focus on one thing, learn how to do it great, crush everybody else. How does Virgin succeed doing dozens of things in dozens of industries?<p><b>Richard Branson</b>: It's interesting. When we started diversifying from …

Haute Cuisine: Picasso’s Recipes from the Pages of Vogue

Few people will ever have the privilege of living with a Picasso, but thanks to _Vogue’_s “Second Fame” food columnist <b>Ninette Lyon,</b> it’s possible to eat like him. In 1964, the pioneering Spanish painter gave two of his favorite recipes to Lyon, for eel stew and omelette tortilla Niçoise, which we …

The Ralph Steadman Breaking Bad Blu-ray Covers Are Amazing

Perfection, of course<p><b>Ralph Steadman,</b> the gonzo illustrator who so perfectly brought Hunter S. Thompson's wild exploits to life all while etching in our brains his expansive, chaotic ink-blot splatter style, has teamed up with <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Vince Gilligan to create the covers for forthcoming …

Breaking Bad

Actors Julian Glover and Isla Blair on their 48-year relationship

HIS STORY <i>Julian Glover, 79, actor</i><p>We met in a rehearsal room in Victoria. I looked across the room and I saw this beautiful creature. And my first thought was: “Why do I never get anything like that?” The rehearsal period was much concerned with that feeling and then we went on tour. Timothy West …

Thync Has Raised $13M To Change Your Mood With Ultrasound Waves (And Electricity)

This is an Emotiv headset, but we expect Thync’s final product to have a similar form factor.<p>Coffee, exercise, yoga, drugs — these are the ways people traditionally think to alter their mood when looking to get a bit more energy during the day or to calm their thoughts as they transition into the …

BlackBerry, NantHealth team up on healthcare smartphone, mobile platform | FierceHealthcare

BlackBerry and cloud-based medical IT vendor NantHealth are joining forces to develop a mobile version of NantHealth's certified clinical platform as …

Elliptic Labs hopes that with ultrasound waves, you’ll never touch your phone again

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Elliptic Labs<p>We last saw Elliptic Labs a year ago showing off a way to use gestures with a phone. Now the company has …

You and the Night review – sex, surreality and Eric Cantona

The footballer-turned-actor stars as the legendarily well-endowed Stud in this startling, savage French comedy<p>Consider the spectacle of Eric Cantona down on hands and knees in a police cell, wearing just pants and being savagely whipped by Béatrice Dalle while hard-faced prison guards pleasure …

The Food Lab: Make Your Own Just-Add-Hot-Water Instant Noodles (and Make Your Coworkers Jealous)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Thinking back on it, I must have cooked more instant ramen than any other food in my life (with the exception, perhaps, of chocolate chip cookies). It's what I cooked when I was home alone as a kid. It was a staple that took me through college. It's what I make …

TomTom has a new watch designed specifically for golfers

In perfect conjunction with the start of the Ryder Cup, TomTom couldn't have found a better time to introduce its new GPS-powered wearable. The watch, simply, and fittingly, named TomTom Golfer, is similar to Garmin's Approach line, featuring data for more than 34,000 courses. In addition to that, …

On the Red Couch with Food Writer Ruth Reichl

<i>Some wear many hats; Ruth Reichl preferred wigs. That’s because, as the food critic for The New York Times from 1993 to 1999, Reichl discovered that</i> …

Hypnotic Little Video Uses Bowling Balls To Demonstrate Basic Physics

Everyone knows bowling balls are for knocking things down. But it turns out they're also pretty good at shoring up our knowledge of basic physics. Just have a look at this strangely hypnotic YouTube video showing a line of bowling balls on strings swinging back and forth like pendulums.<p>At the start …