Monkeys ‘take turns in conversation’

October 18, 2013 Leave a comment
Marmosets

Marmosets are far more vocal than our closest cousins, the chimpanzees

Marmoset monkeys take it in turns to “talk” in a pattern very similar to human conversation, according to scientists. Read more…

Blow to multiple human species idea

October 18, 2013 Leave a comment

1.8 million-year-old skullThe idea that there were several different human species walking the Earth two million years ago has been dealt a blow. Read more…

North Korea ‘makes home-grown’ Arirang smartphone

August 13, 2013 Leave a comment
Kim Jong-un praised the smartphone's high pixels

Kim Jong-un praised the smartphone’s high pixels

North Korea says it has produced its first home-grown smartphone, but experts have disputed its origins. Read more…

Categories: Technology

Lab-grown burger eaten in London

August 5, 2013 Leave a comment
Food critic Hanni Ruetzler who tasted the burger: "There is quite some intense taste; it's close to meat, but it's not that juicy"

Food critic Hanni Ruetzler who tasted the burger: “There is quite some intense taste; it’s close to meat, but it’s not that juicy”

The world’s first lab-grown burger was cooked and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday. Read more…

Categories: Health

Apple iPhone and iPad patent ban overturned in US

August 5, 2013 Leave a comment
Apple and Samsung have been locked in patent litigation for years

Apple and Samsung have been locked in patent litigation for years

A ban on sales of older models of Apple’s iPad and iPhone in the US has been overturned by the Obama administration. Read more…

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Languages of love: 10 unusual terms of endearment

May 30, 2013 Leave a comment
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

“Chouchou” is Carla Bruni’s term for her husband, the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. Samantha Cameron was heard on microphone saying “I love you babe” to her man, Read more…

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Heart attack drug may reduce damage

May 28, 2013 Leave a comment
100,000 people a year in the UK suffer a heart attack

100,000 people a year in the UK suffer a heart attack

A new drug that could help reduce damage to the body after a heart attack, stroke or major surgery has been developed by UK scientists. Read more…

Categories: Health
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