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Think organic food is better for you, animals, and the planet? Think again

What we eat is seen as more important than ever. And everywhere we are urged to go organic: we are told it is more nutritious, it improves animal welfare and helps the environment. In reality, that is mostly marketing hype.<p>In 2012 Stanford University’s Centre for Health Policy did the biggest …

Mass Shooting at Gay Club in Orlando: Pictures

What to Know About ISIS's Role in the Orlando Shooting

ISIS claimed responsibility for the mass shooting attack in an Orlando gay club on Sunday that left at least 50 people dead.<p>“The attack that targeted …

This Is How World Leaders Are Reacting To The Orlando Gay Nightclub Shooting

From Brazil to Denmark, from Afghanistan to the Vatican, world leaders are sharing their condolences.<p>At a regular briefing for journalists in Westminster on Monday morning, Cameron's spokeswoman said:<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Orlando nightclub gunman remembered as abusive, homophobic and racist

His ex-wife said he was unstable and beat her. His father said he spoke openly of his disgust for gay people. A co-worker recalled him as a virulent racist.<p>Those who knew Omar Mateen, the 29-year-old Florida security guard who carried out the worst mass shooting in American history, described him …

10 Interesting Facts About Slavery In Ancient Rome

From our perspective, slavery is one of the most controversial institutions of the past. We see slavery as an inhumane, immoral, and intolerable …

Black History

Inside the ‘black box’ of human development

Researchers will soon have the means to study embryos beyond the 14-day legal limit. Does the potential for advances in medicine outweight ethical concerns?<p>It is not birth, marriage or death, but gastrulation that is truly the most important time in your life.”<p>When the eminent embryologist Lewis …

Genetics

Original Stonehenge was dismantled in Wales and moved to Wiltshire, archaeologists believe

Stonehenge began life as an impressive Welsh tomb which was dismantled and shipped to Wiltshire, archaeologists now suspect.<p>Experts have known for some time that the smaller bluestones of the 5000-year-old Neolithic monument were brought 140 miles from the Preseli Mountains in Wales.<p>The source of …

Forged letters mislead Utah residents about Native American land proposal

Interior secretary did not say land would ‘revert’ to US government, officials say, as flyers reject Navajos from ‘party’ for proposed Bears Ears national monument<p>Forged letters and flyers appearing at gas stations and post offices in tribal lands in Utah are spreading false information about a …

Is your garden summer ready? Here are some top tips from Bloom's designers

THE TENTH ANNUAL Bloom festival is happening this weekend in the Phoenix Park in Dublin.<p>There’s a wide range of imaginative designs on display – from …

Ask Alys: what flowering Mediterranean plant will cope under an olive tree?

<b>I have a thriving olive tree in my garden and I underplanted it with lavender, but that is not thriving. What other Mediterranean flowering plant could cope there? It’s in a south-/south-west-facing border, with clay soil.</b><br>Having its feet in heavy clay will make lavender sulk, however much sun it is …

Serena Upset in French Open Final: Pictures

Two new studies will forever change how you think about evolution

Forget what you thought you knew about evolution because researchers have determined that a particle responsible for the way DNA information is …

Astronauts smuggled sandwich into orbit - archive, 21 April 1965

<b>21 April 1965:</b> Officials said the stunt went beyond minor clowning and could have disrupted scientific research<p>Molly Brown, the Gemini spacecraft which carried Grissom and Young three times round the earth last month, not only landed 160 miles short of its intended impact area, it also landed its …

CRISPR Just Got One Step Closer to Editing Human Genes With Ease

Leveraging the pre-existing power of CRISPR, a team of researchers has made an important adjustment to the groundbreaking gene-editing tool that …

Spacecraft finds bright craters on Ceres

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ceres, the dwarf planet that lies between Jupiter and Mars, has some shiny features.<p>NASA's Dawn space probe captured new images of bright craters on the dwarf planet, according to a report published Tuesday.<p>The images were taken 240 miles from Ceres, the closet the spacecraft has come to …

Astronomy

Photographer Captures An Underwater Dance Of Colors

<p>Luka Klikovac’s light movements render incredible records of water-immersed colored fluids.</p><p>The shapes displayed in Luka Klikovac's work look like colored smoke, or maybe strange deep-sea creatures, but they're actually mixtures of colored and black liquids immersed in water. The …

Prince, superstar and pioneer of American music, dies aged 57

Purple Rain singer whose sprawling career spanned decades and genres dies at his Paisley Park recording studio in his home state of Minnesota<p>The unique and endlessly creative artist Prince has died at his Paisley Park home, outside Minneapolis, aged 57, leaving behind him a gaping hole in musical …

Music

Prince: A Life in Pictures

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Stella McCartney on the Runway in Paris: Pictures

Mush! The Iditarod Starts in Alaska: Pictures

11 Must-Read Biographies About Incredible Women

Because Women's History Month is the perfect excuse to stay in with a book.<p>This Women's History Month, one of the greatest ways to honor those who came before us is to celebrate the extraordinary lives of some phenomenal ladies.<p>We've rounded up 11 biographies of 11 vastly different women, whose …

Maria Sharapova provisionally banned from tennis after revealing failed drugs test

• Russian will be provisionally suspended for using banned substance<br>• She has taken meldonium for years but it was banned in January<p>Maria Sharapova has been provisionally banned from tennis after she revealed on Monday she tested positive at the Australian Open for a recently banned drug that she …

Tennis

Curry is first player to make 300 3s in a single season

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As all the records keep piling up for Stephen Curry, he is far from ready to pick a favorite.<p>There's still too much yet to …

Basketball

Weak Chinese data knocks down global stock markets

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets fell on Tuesday after another batch of weak data from China reinforced persistent concerns about a possible slowdown in the global economy.<p>An investor walks past an electronic screen showing the stock information at a brokerage house in Nanajing, Jiangsu …

Stock Markets

China, South Korea step up sanctions on North Korea

(This version of the story corrects paragraph 20 to data instead of Eikon and adds the dropped word “there”)<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a ceremony to award party and state commendations to nuclear scientists, technicians, soldier-builders, workers and officials for their …

North Korea

What to watch on Super Tuesday 2

<b>(CNN) —</b> The two presidential front-runners are both eyeing Super Tuesday 2 as a chance to build on their momentum and pad their leads as they look to put the races away by the end of the month.<p>Hillary Clinton will try to set the tone for the entire Great Lakes region by holding off Bernie Sanders …

Government

David Bowie, a master of music and makeovers, dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> David Bowie, whose incomparable sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for more than four decades, has died. He was 69.<p>Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicist Steve Martin told CNN.<p>"David Bowie died peacefully today …

David Bowie