Rachael Lester

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New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

E.coli

Supreme court poised to deliver article 50 judgment

Lord Neuberger to summarise decision on whether government needs approval of MPs and peers to initiate EU exit<p>Brexit ruling: supreme court announces article 50 judgment - live<p>The supreme court is due to deliver its eagerly awaited Brexit judgment declaring whether ministers or parliament have legal …

European Union

Our Favorite Photo Apps Of 2013

Alongside the powerful iPhone 5, and now the amazing iPhone 5S, iPhoneographers in 2013 have enjoyed some pretty rad photo apps. What follows is a completely subjective list of my favorite photo apps of the year. Some are in there because I use them and love them so much (I’m looking at <i>you</i>, …

The Most Spectacular Views Are High Above The Clouds

There is high… and then there’s sky-high.<p>While airplane window seats give us spectacular views from above, there are places in the world that <i>don't</i> require the hassle of airport security, blowing lots of money, or even boarding a plane.<p>Weather permitting, you can (literally!) stand above the</b> …

Pictures of the year 2013: space - Telegraph

7 Ladies Who Are Gonna Have a Huge 2014 (After Being Kinda MIA This Year)

I always feel like just when you get used to having a solid actress around—you know, the kind who's equally delightful on-screen and off, the kind you love seeing pop up in a million movies at once—the calendar turns and they suddenly disappear. I'm told this usually means they're working, which I …

A photographer's year in review: 2013 Edition

Motorsports of moments ago.<p>2013 had me shipping myself all over the globe. Starting in Barcelona with Formula 1 testing, I made a slight detour in Geneva with the <i>Road & Track</i> crew. I watched the unveiling of the stunningly wild Lamborghini Aventador at the VW Group gathering, and I watched Luca …

Le Mans

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

In Rx darkness: there are >6000 prescription meds but we have genomic information for <2%; some have huge effects http://t.co/vSYcH7784V

Sufganiyot: The Best Thing About Hanukkah

The best thing about Hanukkah isn’t eight nights of gifts, it’s traditional sufganiyot—pillowy, deep-fried, jelly-filled doughnuts. Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery schools us<p>Latkes get the attention. But there's another fried favorite worthy of the Hanukkah table: <i>sufganiyot</i>. (If you haven't gotten the …

Baking

So You Got a New iPad. Here’s Some Free Stuff to Read.

If, like me, you took advantage of the rare deals offered on a new iPad yesterday, then you’re probably playing around with the new device today, and …