Tim Chu

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The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

Arthur C. Clarke Predicted the Future of Cell Phone Technology in 1976

'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

The £6 box which spies on everything you type

Your wireless keyboard may be broadcasting everything passwords to credit cards numbers and private emails, as a researcher posts instructions online for a homemade bugging device costing just £6<p>If you use a wireless keyboard you may be broadcasting everything you type to hackers – from passwords …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

Scientific Method