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A ‘blind spot’ exists about the true benefits of being more active, claims a new study
A previously infertile woman has given birth to a healthy baby, after scientists discovered a way to beat the menopause by inducing ovaries to produce eggs.
These sites offer free and paid courses in everything from programming and web design to music theory and graphics
Mozilla, the non-profit group that created the Firefox web browser, has said it plans to allow its 450 million users to block the internet tracking that allows third parties to monitor their movements online. When the plans were first mooted in February, one advertising executive reportedly described them as “a nuclear first strike” against the advertising industry. Tracking allows firms to follow a user's tastes and target them with appropriate online ads.
The man behind the world's weirdest running shoes is back with a new hi-tech trainer. Simon Usborne laces up
As mysteries go, the one involving the Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and his "dead" girlfriend takes some beating. Yesterday, like the next chapter in a detective novel, it unveiled another twist which will only serve to ratchet up the interest in this bizarre story.
Aaron Swartz was a campaigner for internet freedom and a software developer who made an enormous impact during his 26 short years on the planet. His campaigning work and direct action for freedom of information had led him into frequent conflict with the authorities, with the result that, at the time of his death, he faced 13 felony charges for which he was due to stand trial within the coming months.
On sabbatical in California, Steve Hilton reveals ‘horror’ at how No 10 really works
It is fantasy football come true. Thirty-two teams picking future gridiron superstars live on prime-time television. What's not to like?
David Cameron now has a special app to run the country. But what else is on his iPad? John Rentoul sneaks an iPeek
He is credited as the architect of the Big Society and once suggested the abolition of paid maternity leave. Now Steve Hilton, David Cameron's most influential adviser, has pulled off one last surprise: unexpectedly announcing his departure from Downing Street for an unpaid academic job in California.
David Cameron's strategy guru Steve Hilton is quitting Downing Street for a year to take an academic position in the United States, Number 10 said.
Wordsmith who's on the winning side
He will never make a showman. But as Google's co-founder steps up to be its CEO, can he display the business nous to match his genius as an inventor?
It's the movie everyone has been talking about, with the word Oscar regularly tripping from the lips of critics. But one voice has been notably absent from the discussion of The Social Network until now.
After four years troubled by injury, Thompson runs into the form of his life