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Using Your Camera's Pointless Features To Get The Most Out Of Your Shots

With modern technology within Adobe Camera Raw, you're limiting yourself considerably when shooting in JPEG. However, by shooting in Raw, you're …

Cameras

Fujifilm X-E2 Review

The X-E2 is the mid-range model in Fujifilm's X system of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, sitting between the relatively affordable X-M1 and …

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National Geographic Travel

Genetically modified monkeys created with cut-and-paste DNA

Breakthrough could help battle diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's but ethical concerns remain over animal testing<p>Researchers have created genetically modified monkeys with a revolutionary new procedure that enables scientists to cut and paste DNA in living organisms.<p>The macaques are the …

Neanderthals gave us disease genes

<b>Gene types that influence disease in people today were picked up through interbreeding with Neanderthals, a major study in Nature journal suggests.</b><p>They passed on variants involved in type 2 diabetes, Crohn's disease and - curiously - smoking addiction.<p>Genome studies reveal that our species (<i>Homo</i> …

Harvard Medical School

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Most qualities we think of as particularly 'human' can be seen elsewhere in the animal kingdom, thanks to evolution<p>Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as …

New ape: the changing face of Guy the gorilla

Guy the gorilla might be dead, but his capacity for reinvention is remarkable. It's like he's a new ape<p>Name: Guy<br>Species: <i>Gorilla gorilla gorilla</i><br>Dates: 1946-1978<br>Claim to fame: Celebrity zoo animal<br>Where now: Natural History Museum, London<p>Our attitudes towards taxidermy have undergone a radial …