Jem Willoughby

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Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors

Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias<p>Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors, according to new research that may explain how …

How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins

The power of petaflops penetrates the mists of time<p>A Texas supercomputer capable of 9.6 quadrillion operations per second has solved a thorny problem in genetics, by looking at the bones of a young boy who died 24,000 years ago in Mal’ta in south-central Siberia.<p>Existing genetic models have …

Philae Discovers Organic Molecules On A Comet

What it might mean for finding life beyond Earth<p>After 10 years of chasing down Comet 67P—and then landing on it—a robotic space mission has returned a tantalizing discovery: the rubber ducky-shaped rock is home to organic molecules of mysterious composition.<p>Last week, Europe's Rosetta mission …

Watch Two Apes Swim In A Pool

They look so happy!<p>Most mammals, when they deign to take a dip, swim with a version of the doggy-paddle. The limbs move underneath the water, perpendicular to the water's surface, in a running motion. But apes appear to swim a little differently--and much more like us.<p>Footage taken at the …

Shamed Saatchi faces the world after accepting police caution for assault when he grabbed Nigella by the throat during row at Mayfair restaurant

• Charles Saatchi repeatedly grabbed wife Nigella Lawson by the neck<br>• Arty tycoon dismissed row as a 'playful tiff' and says there 'was no grip'<br>• TV cook …

Like it or not, all iOS 6 apps will need to be upgraded for iOS 7

The reaction to the grand overhaul of iOS 7 has not been universally warm and fuzzy. Some are happy with it, while others are kind of freaked out by …

FYI: Why Do You Lose Your Tan In The Winter?

Whenever you decide to clean your house, you could be slowly but surely sweeping your tan right out the door.<p>Walk along a California beach on a warm summer day, and there are sure to be dozens of men and women, spread out on their towels, soaking in as much sun as they can. Sure enough, about six …

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