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World’s first ‘three-parent’ baby could be born in UK
More than 100 “three-parent” babies could be born in the UK each year after the government announced plans to legalize a controversial IVF technique to prevent children inheriting diseases.

23.07.2014 09:32

Paranormal activity: Police force gets 71 ghost busting calls in three years
Zombies, witches and ghosts have been reported to an English police force 71 times over the past three years. There were also 19 calls to the force about UFO sightings.

23.07.2014 08:40

Over 100 genes linked to schizophrenia, study finds
Researchers identified more than 80 previously undiscovered genes which may be related to the development of schizophrenia, bringing the total of potentially associated genes to over 100, the largest international study ever published on the subject says.

23.07.2014 02:57

Japanese leader proposes first-ever 'Robot Olympics'
Nations of the world will be sending their most talented athletes to Tokyo in 2020 for the Olympic Games – but if Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gets his way, they might also be pitting robots against each other.

23.07.2014 02:47

California curbs injection of toxic fracking waste into aquifers needed in severe drought
California is shutting down 11 oil and gas wastewater injection sites and reviewing over 100 others in the state’s drought-ravaged Central Valley as officials fear companies have pumped toxic fracking fluids into needed drinking water aquifers.

22.07.2014 15:26

​UK internet firms to adopt new 'anti-piracy' strategy
The UK's biggest internet providers are to change tactics to curb users downloading illegal and copyrighted content.

22.07.2014 16:03

UK Supermarket first in world to be powered entirely by garbage
A Sainsburys supermarket has become the first to be powered directly from its food waste, instead of electricity from the National Grid.

21.07.2014 17:03

Condom that attacks HIV, herpes to hit Australian stores in months
Australian regulators have approved a new condom with an antiviral compound, which can inactivate 99.9 percent of HIV, herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases. It’ll be on the market in months but doctors warn it is not foolproof.

21.07.2014 18:50

Future cell phones to recharge from air after rain?
MIT scientists have discovered a way to get an electric current out of water droplets. Enough power to charge mobile phones can be drawn from water condensing and jumping from a super-hydrophobic surface.

20.07.2014 08:51

​Eye movements can reveal love or lust intentions, scientists find
Science comes to dating: you can now definitively tell if the stranger in front of you is looking for a romantic connection, or simply wants sex. It’s all in their eye movement, researchers reveal.

20.07.2014 09:36

Electric Aliens? Bacteria discovered that exist on pure energy
Microbiologists based in California have discovered bacteria that survive by eating pure electrons rather than food, bringing an entirely new method of existence to awareness and raising questions about possibilities for alien life.

19.07.2014 14:11

Multiple universes? Now we can test for them!
The question of the size and limits of our universe can fry our mind without reading into it. Still more amazing, some among us always believed that we live in multiple, parallel universes. Now scientists think they can prove the fantastic hypothesis.

18.07.2014 11:16

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