James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent, with his work appearing online and in print.
21 November 2014 02:32 PM
The study analysed the genetic code of 818 gay men to find common genetic markers, but scientists say it's a far cry from finding the 'gay gene' itself
21 November 2014 12:37 PM
Publishers Activision also said that the latest instalment in the series (above) had out-sold all movies, music and books this year
21 November 2014 10:34 AM
Internet users pay a couple of dollars a month and in return see an ad-free web on participating sites
20 November 2014 03:19 PM
Compact and simple to use, but a dearth of streaming media apps and spiralling costs for memory cards and controllers holds the PS TV back
20 November 2014 01:04 PM
Biotech startup founders outline plans for 'Sweet Peach Probiotics' that reduce the risk of yeast infections and - yes - make vaginas smell like peaches
20 November 2014 11:34 AM
However, the wide variety of quality and content of products on sale means that scientists are still divided over the safety of e-cigs
20 November 2014 10:05 AM
Weight on head of walking while texting is like having four bowling balls stacked on your head
20 November 2014 08:52 AM
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said the deal would help the company compete in search
19 November 2014 01:27 PM
If your house is under the blood-red patch covering up half the planet then that's probably bad
19 November 2014 11:38 AM
Legal experts say that if plaintiffs use the data then one day prosecutors could do the same
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more